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Cranky Right Now

Julie Berry, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Description

Sometimes we’re all cranky, and that’s okay! Cranky Right Now shows kids how to deal with those cranky days.

Cranky Right Now brings a much-needed message to kids: sometimes we’re all cranky. Maybe we’re tired, we’re hungry, or we’re just feeling grumpy. Dealing with emotions can be hard. Cranky Right Now is a fun and funny ride through the ups and downs of being cranky, helping kids process difficult feelings, frustrating relationships, and things that just make them mad.

Award-winning author Julie Berry talks about reasons kids can feel cranky and how to recognize those feelings and acknowledge them. She then gives simple practices for moving through crankiness. She shows that it’s okay to be in a bad mood sometimes—just not to take it out on others—and that cranky days will eventually give way to happy ones.

A companion volume to Happy Right Now, with Holly Hatam’s bright and playful illustrations, Cranky Right Now helps you embrace, understand, and move through cranky in a whole new way.



Praise For Cranky Right Now

"Readers will savor...Berry’s charming text [and] Hatam boosts the gentle comedy with mixed media, cartoon-style illustrations." Publishers Weekly

"True to life..." Kirkus

Sounds True, 9781683646648, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 11, 2021



About the Author

Julie Berry is a prolific author of critically acclaimed books for children, including middle grade and YA novels. Her book The Passion of Dolssa was a 2017 Printz honor title. Julie is active with school visits and conference appearances. For more, see julieberrybooks.com.

Holly Hatam is a picture book maker, greeting card designer, textile engineer, and the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling. Her other books include What Matters, Tree Song, and Jack (Not Jackie). She lives in Whitby, Ontario. Learn more at hollyhatam.com.

Holly Hatam is a picture book maker, greeting card designer, textile engineer, and the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dear Girl. Her other books include What Matters, Tree Song, and Jack (Not Jackie). She lives in Whitby, Ontario. Learn more at hollyhatam.com.