Cookie has woken up on the wrong side of the bed and is very angry. You want to know why? Well, you'd have to keep reading to find out, but now Cookie's calling you annoying and telling you to mind your own business. If by chance you do stick around, you might hear about a certain roommate's terrible musical skills, why you should never let your barber try out a new look, how it's impossible to find a hat that fits a cookie, and why an ice-cream parlor that's out of your favorite treat can be a source of desolation. Then there's the matter of a hungry bird who tries to snack on you. . . . Angry Cookie suggests that sometimes the best way to cheer up a grumpy lump is simply by being there -- and lending your ears.
Fergal and the Bad Temper
Fergal the dragon does not like being told what to do. Its not fair! And when things aren't fair, Fergal loses his temper and snorts angry fire. He feels sorry afterward, but Fergal just can't control his outbursts! After one really fiery day, his family and friends offer him some advice to calm down. Can this dragon learn to cool it before a temper tantrum hits? A perfect choice for fiery kids everywhere!
Duck is grumpy in light of the fact that the pond is dry and when she complains to her friends, they each welcome her to play with them.
I Feel Teal
Encourages the reader to enjoy all of the colors, representing feelings, that may be experienced in the course of a day.
Flamingo learns that it is okay to be sad sometimes and that her friends, the little girl and Potato, will stand by her no matter how she feels.
Little Unicorn Is Angry
A little unicorn feels all kinds of emtions, including anger, and uses a breathing exercise to calm down.
Mad, Mad Bear!
Bear is very angry that he has to leave the park, but after taking a deep breath he learns to let it go.
The Happy Book
Camper is happy as a clam and Clam is a happy camper. When you live in The Happy Book, the world is full of daisies and sunshine and friendship cakes . . . until your best friend eats the whole cake and doesn't save you one bite. Moving from happiness to sadness and everything in between, Camper and Clam have a hard time finding their way back to happy. But maybe happy isn't the goal--being a good friend is about supporting each other and feeling all the feels together.
The Rabbit Listened
When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling.
When Sadness Is at Your Door
A young child experiences sadness as if it were a visitor, acknowledging the emotion and suggesting activities to do with it.
When You're Scared
A hungry little bear is trapped inside a dumpster. His distraught mama bear can't fish him out. Thankfully, a boy and his mother, camping nearby, come to the rescue. Although everyone in this story is scared, they are able to act with courage and compassion--showing readers that it's OK to be scared. This simple, moving story is told with variations on a single phrase: He was scared. Readers are encouraged to be observant and put together the pieces of narrative, based on visual cues such as expressions, body language, and details hidden in the colourful illustrations. A simple, beautiful picture book that normalizes fear, with the repetition of just one sentence!