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"A remarkable book ... simple but never over-simplified." Observer
"An invaluable tool for parents struggling to cope with children's changing moods. No home - or school - should be without this book." Lancashire Evening Post
A warm, gentle book for young children who sometimes struggle to express what they're feeling. Amanda McCardie's supremely sensitive text explores different emotions through the eyes of two young children. Over the course of the narrative, Sam and Kate experience feeling happy, grumpy, embarrassed, shy, nervous, frightened, sad, angry and jealous - Salvatore Rubbino's beautiful pictures show the children in many different situations at home and at school, while the text explores how emotions can change over time, escalating or fading away. A book full of warmth and reassurance, and a brilliant tool for parents and carers.
"As a gentle, perceptive and useful examination of feelings, this cannot be bettered." LoveReading4Kids
"A warm, gentle book for young children who sometimes struggle to express what they're feeling." The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide
"A carefully thought out, perceptive, sensitive and well-written book that little ones will find fun, enjoyable and nurturing ... a really useful addition to any family or classroom library." The Bookbag
"An important book ... written sensitively and illustrated beautifully." Magpie That
"Exquisitely illustrated, it is a book that has great purpose and that will spark interesting conversations with your little ones." Anorak
"The perfect introduction to talking to your child about emotions and encouraging them to understand how others may be feeling." Made for Mums
"An honest, subtle and accurate exploration of feelings into the narrative... A great way to encourage children to understand how they sometimes feel." Library Mice
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Amanda McCardie has a degree in English and has worked as an editor, nursery assistant and teacher. She compiled The Collins Book of Love Poems and is also the author of two books for children: The Frog Ballet (which won a UK Reading Association Award for a substantial contribution to children's literacy) and Davy and Snake. She has studied infant observation and child development at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust in London. She lives in London, N1. Salvatore Rubbino is a rising talent in the world of illustration. His first book for children, A Walk in New York, was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Awards, his second, A Walk in London, won an SLA Information Book Award, and his third, Just Ducks! (written by Nicola Davies), was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Salvatore teaches on the MA Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art and at Southampton Solent University. He lives in London, E15.
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