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Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: childrenís picture books, dealing with emotions, emotional and social learning, temper tantrums, self-control
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 17/Mar/2020
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Simon tries to be kind. But sometimes he loses his temper and acts without thinking, which almost always gets him into trouble. As Simon begins to understand his outbursts, he imagines himself in a boxing ring with his emotions. Can he come out on top and learn how to acknowledge his feelings?

Booklist
“A deliberate but useful tool for children struggling to achieve emotional balance and control.”
Kirkus Reviews
“A useful tool for instigating socio-emotional discussions with children.”
CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“A lively, expressive, and relatable story...Words and illustrations skillfully represent the varying emotions that people can feel on a daily basis.”

Awards

CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens, starred selection  | 2020 | Commended