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Anger, Disappointment, and Hitting for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Allie All Along

Allie All Along

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Poor Allie! She's in a rage, stomping and smashing, throwing a tantrum, and having a fit. Is there a sweet little girl hiding somewhere under all the angry layers? With the help of her understanding big brother, she's able to calm down, bit by bit, and become herself again. The illustrations' varying hues and vibrant colors capture the powerful feelings that young children can't always express in words.

Mad, Mad, Mad

Mad, Mad, Mad

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Flipping from sad to mad can make for a bad day, but Baby is learning some tricks for getting the happy back. Sometimes Baby is sad. And sometimes mad, mad, MAD! Baby screams and falls to the floor, and a spectacular tantrum follows, from furious crying to the final flop. What happens when Baby wants to stop, but even hugging a beloved blankie doesn't dissolve the cranky? Maybe a walkabout is in order, with some mindful breathing to boot? Master of toddler expression Leslie Patricelli turns the focus to feelings in a relatable episode offering some tips for helping the mad go away.

How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad!

How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad!

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Illustrations and rhyming text explore some of the things that dinosaurs might do when they are angry--and how they should control their tempers.

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