The Color Monster (Hardcover)

A Story About Emotions

By Anna Llenas

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316450010, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

The international bestseller that helps young children identify emotions and feel more in control, now available in a classic picture book format.

One day, Color Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through color. As this adorable monster learns to sort and define his mixed up emotions, he gains self-awareness and peace as a result. Caregivers will enjoy sharing this concept book that taps into both socio-emotional growth and color concepts in a simple, friendly way.


About the Author

Anna Llenas is an author, illustrator, and art therapist. Before creating her worldwide favorite The Color Monster, she was a graphic designer and creative director, working with top brands in Spain. Anna is the creator of Products Anna Llenas, a brand of clever home goods, and also the author of Little Mole, Labyrinth of the Soul, The Emptiness, I Love You (Almost Always), The Sun Is Late, If I Were a Cat, Journal of Emotions, and What's the Matter, Miola? In addition, she illustrated Ratolina Goes to the Circus. She lives in Barcelona.


Praise For The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions

"Llenas finds an approachable way for kids to identify feelings, and allows for the understanding that one can have many emotions at once... A great guide and conversation starter."—School Library Journal


"The multimedia illustrations are downright splendid."—Kirkus Reviews


"Helps process emotions using beautiful, affirming language.... Visually rich and poetically told."—Booklist

"[An] inviting exploration of colors and emotions.... The story should resonate with children whose emotions are not always easy to control."—The Horn Book