Don’t be afraid…

If the best way to overcome fear is to confront it then Hat-Trick’s new book should be on the prescription list for psychiatrists everywhere.

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Phobophobia cover

Phobophobia is, the consultancy says, ‘a visual collection of the things we’re scared of’.

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Arachnophobia

The title itself, fittingly, is the word for ‘the fear of fear’.

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Pogonophobia

The book features clever, humorous and – depending on your own personal phobias – often terrifying representations of occasionally outlandish fears.

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Stepnophobia

Sciophobia, fear of shadows, is represented as shadows:

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Sciophobia

Arachibutyrophobia, fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth, is inscribed on pieces of bread, using peanut butter:

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Arachibutyrophobia

And hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia, the fear of long words, is spread across a petrifying double-page spread – yikes!

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hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

Phobophobia is published by Knock Knock, priced at £8.95.

Bibliophobia
Bibliophobia

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