Simon Steps Into the Ring Read-Along

  • Illustrated By: Marion Arbona
    Translated by: Sophie B. Watson
    Read by: Kelly Nakatsuka
  • Pages:32
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:children’s picture books, dealing with emotions, emotional and social learning, illustrated picture books, temper tantrums
  • Available:03/17/2020
  • Age Groups:Fiction Picture Book
  • Lexile:590L
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:P
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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?

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