Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Angry bookcover

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Angry

Katie Douglass

This picture book story explores feelings of anger in a light-hearted way using everyday situations that children might be familiar with. This book shows different reasons why young people might become angry, illustrates scenarios of them behaving angrily, and gives advice on how to calm anger in yourself and to be able to help other people.

Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with feeling angry.

Harry, wakes up to an angry dad running late for work and Harry helps the dad to calm down and take his time instead of rushing. At school, a small boy is angry with another child for taking his toy, so Harry helps them to take turns and keep calm. At home, Harry’s sister, Susie, has a tantrum because she wants to eat a biscuit but her mum says no because it’s nearly teatime. Harry helps to distract his sister and explain why she shouldn’t be angry with her mum. He also helps his mum to count to ten so that she isn’t angry with Susie! However, at bedtime, Harry isn’t ready to go to bed and it’s his turn to get angry. Time for his family to take Harry’s advice and help him manage his feelings.

Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour.They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Frightened, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Sad, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried

Latest reviews

It was because that when Susie got mad, her face was bright red and she looked like a volcano that had just exploded. It is very funny!

I like this book so much

I liked this book because the boy kept getting angry but learnt to calm himself down by taking deep breaths and counting to ten. I would recommend this book.

This book is really interested as it helped me how to control my emotions and counting to 10 to calm down is really helpful.

This book really helped.

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I like this book

I liked the story because Harry gave good ideas for calming down. I would let my friends know about this book.

I don’t like this book as most of the people got angry in the book. And keep repeating.

I liked it because it helps you deal with anger and express how you have it

Ok book doesn’t really explain angry. Enjoyed copying peoples emotions from story.

I wondered why they all was feeling mad then I realised the story was about feeling angry. Harry had to take some of his own advice and calm down

I like this book because harry help other when they are angry.

I would recommend the book because it is helping me to know how to deal with feeling angry. It tells you what it's lile to feel angry and what to do if you do feel angry.

It made me not feel angry. The book was helpful.

Helped me with my feelings

Good. There were people that were angry, someone had taken their ice cream.

I like this book beacause it helps you feel better when you are angry.

Its an amazing book about feeling different emotions. I would 100% recommend reading this book.

It was really good because it teaches you how to stay calm

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