Peter Panda Melts Down! (Hardcover)
Blue Apple Books, 9781609054113, 40pp.
Publication Date: February 11, 2014
Every kid has them, and every parent, or kid-caretaker, has had to deal with them - those meltdown-tantrum-pitching-a-fit moments Peter Panda has them - when it's time to leave the playground, when some other child has the book he wants, when Mama insists he eat some broccoli. When this happens: Uh-oh. Here it comes. Here comes that frown. Peter Panda melts dowwwnnn Presented with humor and understanding, Artie Bennett's bright and sprightly story offers a way for children to recognize their own behaviors. Parents and kids can talk about what they see on the pages and gain some insight on how to handle such incidents - including when Mama Panda has a little meltdown of her own.
About the Author
Artie Bennett is the inspired creator of both "Poopendous!" and "The Butt Book." As one critic put it: "Bennett's use of rhyme is excellent; his stanzas flow and exude joviality in a manner that few writers since Dr. Seuss have truly mastered. Simply put, these books are a joy." ("The Show Me Librarian") He is a native of Brooklyn, NY. Visit ArtieBennett.com . . . before someone else does!