Allie All Along (Hardcover)

By Sarah Lynne Reul

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454928584, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

"What appears to be a simple story upon first glance actually offers uncomplicated yet practical remedies for helping a child deal with a strong emotion." --Booklist (Starred review)

Allie All Along deserves a spot on the shelf with Where the Wild Things Are, When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry... and My Mouth Is a Volcano." --Shelf Awareness

"Allie's crayon broke.
I blinked.
She was suddenly . . .
furious, fuming, frustrated . . ."

Have you ever felt mad enough to stomp, smash, and crash? Allie has Meet one angry little girl and see how she calms down, bit by bit--with the help of her understanding big brother.

Poor Allie She's in a rage, throwing a tantrum, and having a fit Her emotions have built and built and now they just burst. Is there a sweet little girl hiding somewhere under all the angry layers? And can her big brother find a way to make things all right again? In the tradition of When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry and Sometimes I'm Bombaloo, Allie All Along explores simple ways kids can center themselves in the face of overwhelming emotions. The illustrations' varying hues and vibrant colors capture the powerful feelings that young children can't always express in words.


About the Author

Sarah Lynne Reul is an illustrator and award-winning 2D animator. She earned an MFA in 2D Animation from the Academy of Art University, and her thesis film, The Search for the Monster of Lake Quannapowitt, won Best Animation for Kids at Animation Block Party 2015. Learn more at her website, reuler.com. Originally from Brooklyn, she now lives just outside of Boston with her husband and two little girls.