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Everybody worries. Children worry, too--in new or confusing situations, or when someone is angry with them. This new addition to the acclaimed The Way I Feel Series uses reassuring words and touching illustrations to address a child's anxieties and shows him ways to help him feel better. Cornelia Maude Spelman and Kathy Parkinson team up once again to provide a comforting and empowering book that's helpful to all families. Includes a foreword for parents and caregivers.
It's okay to have feelings! And it's never too early to encourage young children to talk about how they feel, whether it's happy, sad, and everything in between. In this very simple but effective board book, young children can respond to how the character feels, and think about their own feelings.
* Engaging character helps readers to recognize their feelings
* Bold images capture children's attention
* Sturdy board book is just the right size for little hands
An important addition to books about social and emotional growth.
* Great family read-aloud book
* Books for children aged 0 to 3
* Books for toddlers and preschool children
It's Albert's first trip to the amousement park. He says he's not afraid to go on rides he just doesn't like ones that go up and down. Or left and right. Or around and around! But what happens when Albert ends up in line for the wrong ride? (Math concept: Direction Words)
A moving picture book debut about depression, sensory awareness, and the power of listening, from psychologist and author of Teaching Kids to be Kind.
Coen is having a sniffling, sighing, sobbing kind of day.
His family thinks they know how to cheer him up. His dad wants to go outside and play, Mom tells her funniest joke, and his little sister shares her favorite teddy. Nothing helps. But one by one, they get quiet and begin to listen. After some time, space, and reassurance, Coen is able to show them what he needs.
With poignant text and stunning illustrations, A Blue Kind of Day explores how depression might feel in the body and shows us how to support the people we love with patience, care, and empathy.
Meet Dot and Beau, twin panda toddlers who love to learn, play, and explore the world! This adorable board book highlights all the ways one expresses feelings told in lively, bold illustrations and simple text perfect for keeping little ones engaged and entertained. A wonderful introduction to social-emotional learning concepts filled with endless panda cuteness!
A perfect book to help discuss mental health, depression, empathy, loss, and hope with young children.
Arthur's gloomy father rushes him through the park every morning, through gray and rainy weather. Arthur just wants a bright balloon from the park's vendor, but Papa always says no. One morning, the balloons magically appear at their doorstep, and Arthur figures out the perfect way to bring the sunshine out--and Papa's smile back--even if only for a few moments.
Brimming with affecting and poignant words, beautiful black-and-white illustrations, and bursts of color on every page, Balloons for Papa sends the message that even in the worst situations, there is light and love.
From the incomparable host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” comes a hilarious new picture book.
When you're a bear who is easily scared, it's hard to have friends. Fortunately, Bear has one: Rabbit, who is very brave. One day, Rabbit urges Bear to face his fears and embark on an adventure together. However, things don't entirely go as planned, and the two friends learn the true meaning of bravery.
Equal parts hilarious and touching, this funny tale of adventure, bravery, and daring rescue will both inspire the adventurous spirit in all of us and make us laugh along the way. With the unfailingly witty voice of one of America's favorite comedians, Seth Meyers's debut picture book is bound for hilarity history.
Join our MVP Kids in a page-flipping, mood-flopping discovery of feelings. Children will learn to name and express emotions, gaining self-awareness and coping skills as they experience the daily ups and downs of childhood. Our MVP Kids also share sign language expressions of their feelings, helping maximize communication with friends and caregivers.
Rhythmic, rhyming text playfully describes common situations in which children feel sad or happy, angry or peaceful, shy or friendly, scared or safe, and confused or confident. Children describe how their body feels, such as fast heart-rate, clenched fists, shaky legs or blushing and provide techniques for calming the body and regulating feelings. Sign language instructions provide readers with expressions for happy, sad, angry, and scared, equipping children can share their feelings when words are difficult. Teaching tips for caregivers provide helpful insight into developing a child's emotional intelligence, deep breathing, and other regulation techniques. One of the many important takeaways from the book is that challenging feelings are not bad, but rather helpful in indicating our needs.
This book showcases diversity in positive ways with characters that span various cultures, ethnicities, family situations, physical challenges and more. Readers of all backgrounds will see themselves in these pages while learning to value the diversity within their own community and being exposed to differences from around the world.
About the Celebrate! Board book series
Celebrate everyday moments of childhood with MVP Kids board books for children ages 0-6. Sophia Day
interacts with children through memorable verse and inviting illustrations. Topics cover important routines, life
events, family changes, foundational math and science concepts, holiday celebrations, and more. Young
children follow the MVP Kids as they develop good character and learn important life lessons. Helpful Teaching
Tips sections are included in each book to equip and guide you toward a deeper understanding of each
subject. Join the MVP Kids and celebrate growing up!
About MVP Kids
Families with a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds drive the inspiration for child education and social-emotional learning. MVP Kids enables real-world kids to address the challenges in their lives through story-based character lessons where the kids interact at school, in social situations, and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers while hardcovers and paperbacks focus onschool-aged children. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators that promotes character education, wise decision-making skills, and social and emotional learning.
In a brand-new companion to his beloved classic It's Okay to Be Different, New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr encourages kids to be proud of who they are inside.
Be who you are!
Be proud of where you're from.
Be a different color. Speak your language.
Wear everything you need to be you.
Who better than Todd Parr to remind kids that their unique traits are what make them so special? With his signature silly and accessible style, Parr encourages readers to embrace all their unique qualities.
From bestselling and beloved author Todd Parr, a new book that reassures kids everywhere that even when things are scary or confusing, there's always something comforting around the corner.
Todd Parr brings his trademark bright colors and bold lines to his new book about things that might make kids worry--from loud news, to loud neighbors, or a big day at school. With his signature humor and instantly recognizable style, Todd speaks out to kids who are feeling the weight of their world, offering solutions and comfort, as well as giggles.
Show friends and family how much you appreciate them with the Very Hungry Caterpillar's colorful book of thanks.
Perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the year, this charming book of pictures is the colorful way to tell loved ones thanks! Featuring art from the World of Eric Carle, this joyful book follows The Very Hungry Caterpillar and celebrates all that makes us most thankful.
From acclaimed and beloved creators Cynthia Rylant and Sergio Ruzzier comes a cozy and quirky picture book that reminds us of all the wonderful things we have to be thankful for.
We give thanks for apple trees
and bushes filled with roses.
We give thanks for nice warm soup
and fires to warm our toeses.
Follow two sweet friends as they zip around town talking to all their pals about the things they love. The pair may even have a plan cooking to show everyone their gratitude! With its themes of thankfulness and inclusion, this playfully illustrated story is the perfect read for Thanksgiving—or for any day of the year.
Acclaimed children’s book author and photographer April Pulley Sayre’s love letter to Earth is a stunning exploration of the beauty and complexity of the world around us. Remarkable photographs and a rich, layered text introduce concepts of science, nature, geography, biology, poetry, and community.
April Pulley Sayre, award-winning photographer and acclaimed author of more than sixty-five books, introduces concepts of science, nature, and language arts through stunning photographs and a poetic text structured as a simple thank-you note.
Touching on subjects from life cycles to weather, colors, shapes, and patterns, this is an ideal resource for science and language art curriculums and a terrific book for bedtime sharing. Thank You, Earth is a great choice for Earth Day celebrations, as well as family and group read-alouds.
Includes backmatter with kid-friendly ideas for conservation projects information about the photographs, and additional resources.
A beautifully illustrated celebration of bounty and gratitude, family and friendship, perfect for the holidays and every day.
This is the table that Grandad built.
These are the sunflowers picked by my cousins,
set on the table that Grandad built.
In a unique take on the cumulative classic "This Is the House That Jack Built," a family gathers with friends and neighbors to share a meal around a table that brims with associations: napkins sewn by Mom, glasses from Mom and Dad's wedding, silverware gifted to Dad by his grandma long ago. Not to mention the squash from the garden, the bread baked by Gran, and the pies made by the young narrator (with a little help). Serving up a diverse array of dishes and faces, this warm and welcoming story is poised to become a savored part of Thanksgiving traditions to come.
Chock full of familiar situations and helpful hints, Thankfulness: A Gratitude Attitude gives readers the tools they need to develop this important character strength.
Recognizing and appreciating the good things in our lives makes us happier people. And it makes us more apt to be generous to others.