In My Heart
A Book of Feelings
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- Publication Date: October 14, 2014
- Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
- Trim Size: 10 x 10 1⁄2
- ISBN: 9781419713101
- Page Count: 30
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
- Rights: World English
New York Times Bestseller!
“A must-have for any storytime.” ―Kirkus Reviews
“Childlike drawings evoke each feeling with a playful style.” ―Publishers Weekly
“Evocative imagery, popping with bright colors.” —School Library Journal
Happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness . . . celebrate feelings in all their shapes and sizes in this full-color picture book from the Growing Hearts series!
Our hearts can feel so many feelings! Some make us feel as light as a balloon, others as heavy as an elephant. In My Heart explores a full range of emotions, describing how they feel physically, inside, with language that is lyrical but also direct to empower readers to practice articulating and identifying their own emotions.
With whimsical illustrations and an irresistible die-cut heart that extends through each spread, this gorgeously packaged and unique feelings book is sure to become a storytime and bedtime favorite. It will not only help your little boy or girl understand his or her feelings, but you may also hear, “Read it again! Read it again!” when you think it’s time for bed.
The Growing Hearts series celebrates the milestones of a toddler’s emotional development, from conquering fears and expressing feelings to welcoming a new sibling.
Read them all!
Hello in There: A Big Sister’s Book of Waiting
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings
Brave As Can Be: A Book of Courage
All My Treasures: A Book of Joy
In My Room: A Book of Creativity and Imagination
With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family
My Little Gifts: A Book of Sharing
My Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons
STARRED REVIEWKirkus Reviews —
"Consider this beautifully designed French import a must-have for any storytime or one-on-one sharing regarding the somewhat sticky subject of feelings."
"Witek covers an impressive emotional range while Roussey's childlike drawings evoke each feeling with a playful style."Publishers Weekly —
"...evocative imagery, popping with bright colors against the effectively used white background."School Library Journal, Kathleen Kelly MacMillan, Carroll County Public Library, MD —
About the author
Jo Witek is the author of Hello in There! She is an author, journalist, and screenwriter who has published several books in France. She lives in Hérault, France. Christine Roussey is the illustrator of Hello in There! She works in advertising, as well as with newspapers, magazines, and publishers. She lives in Paris.