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Simon and the Big, Bad, Angry Beasts

A Book about Anger

Ian de Haes


List Price: 16.00*
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When Simon gets mad, he gets REALLY mad. So mad that big, bad, angry beasts appear. At first Simon loves having the beasts around to help scare off anyone who upsets him, but over time he realizes that no one wants to be around him or the beasts. This makes Simon sad, so he decides to try to still his mind and practice being calm. And the beasts disappear

Featuring colorful and expressive illustrations, this insightful book helps children ages 4-8 learn how to handle their anger. A guide for parents and teachers in the back of the book features strategies for talking to children about their emotions along with various exercises they can use to cope with anger.

Simon and the Big, Bad, Angry Beasts is a 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist.

Flyaway Books, 9780664263553, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 2018

About the Author

Ian De Haes is a Belgian artist and painter who illustrates picture books. Learn more at his website