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Chill, Chomp, Chill!

Chris Ayala-Kronos, Paco Sordo (Illustrator), Jonathan Dean (Contributions by)


List Price: 17.99*
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Meet Chomp, a preschooler with lots of feelings . . . who is also a T. Rex! Join him as he learns to navigate his emotions in this timely debut picture book complete with a downloadable companion song.

Should Chomp roar?
Should Chomp stomp?
Should Chomp . . . CHOMP?
Chill, Chomp. Chill!

From losing a toy to making a huge mistake on the kickball field, Chomp is a loveable T. Rex going through tough and relatable preschool experiences. When Chomp is about to lose his temper and act out,  he uses mindfulness as a tool to better understand his emotions.

Whether it's sharing toys, feeling left out, or making mistakes, every child encounters frustrating situations in the classroom setting and at home. This picture book helps kids identify, understand, and cope with their feelings. With bright, humorous, and playful illustrations and a memorable companion song, children will all want to chill with Chomp as they learn chill skills to manage their emotions in sticky situations through his example.

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780358410980, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2021

About the Author

Chris Ayala-Kronos is a writer who has been a children's book editor for a decade and holds an MFA in Writing for Children from Simmons University. Chris lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Paco Sordo has been working in comics, animation, advertising, and illustration for more than a decade, illustrating books such as Fire Truck to the Rescue! and the Tales of Sasha chapter book series. His clients include Nickelodeon, Rovio, Cartoon Networks, and Hallmark. He lives in Madrid, Spain.