The Great Big Book of Feelings
Publication Date: 1 May 2016
How are you feeling today? This book starts with the above question and leads on to a spread by spread presentation of a wide range of feelings, including: Happy, Sad, Excited, Bored, Interested, Angry, Upset, Calm, Silly, Lonely, Scared, Safe, Embarrassed, Shy, Confident, Worried, Jealous and Satisfied. The final spread is about Feeling Better because sharing and talking about feelings helps us to feel better. The approach and design follows The Great Big Book of Families, with lots of different children in lots of different situations, brief text captions and questions and plenty of humour to make sure the book is fun.
About the Author
Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith look at feelings in family life, at school and everywhere with the same warmth, wit and sensitivity that they brought to their award-winning The Great Big Book of Families. Mary Hoffman has written nearly 100 books for children that range from picture books to teenage fiction. Amazing Grace and the other titles featuring the resourceful and imaginative Grace have received enormous critical acclaim and sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. Her other picture books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home and An Angel Just Like Me as well as the hugely successful Great Big Book of Families, illustrated by Ros Asquith, which won the 2011 SLA Information Book Award.
About the Illustrator
Ros Asquith has been a Guardian cartoonist for 20 years, and has written and illustrated over 60 books for young people, including the bestseller The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, the Teenage Worrier series, Letters from an Alien Schoolboy, which was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and her debut picture story book It's Not Fairy. She worked as a photographer, designer and teacher...