Perfect Picture Book Friday
Title: Mad at Mommy
Author/Illustrator: Komako Sakai
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2000
Ages: 3-6, 40 pages
Opening lines: Mommy, I-I-I AM SO MAD AT YOU!
This little bunny needs to dig deep and share hurt feelings and pose new threats, but finds he is safe to do so.
Simple, charming illustrations play with soft pastels and strong contrast.
Resource for home or classroom:
The PIE Approach: Parents can effectively teach their children to manage their emotions by helping them to process, identify and appropriately express their emotions.