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Smile cry : Happy or sad. Wailing or glad- how do you feel today? / Tania McCartney ; illustrated by Jess Racklyeft.

McCartney, Tania 1968- (author.). Racklyeft, Jess, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library J MCC (Text to phone) 33625134087522 Juvenile Red Dot Available -

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General Note:
Two books in one: One is upside down from the other.
"A beginner's book of feelings".
Summary, etc.: A fun, flip-over picture book for children that reads from both front and back. Smile/Cry is a unique picture book for young kids, showcasing the full emotional range of their formative years. Readers follow three adorable characters - piglet, bunny and cat - as they react emotionally to a variety of events and circumstances from everyday life. From an 'ate all the pies' smile to an 'ice-cream plopping down cry'; from a 'cosy under blanket smile' to a 'need a bandaid quick cry', children will empathize with the tear-jerking calamity of a popped balloon or lost toy, or feel the smiley warmth of a being tickled. It's the little things that touch the hearts of children the most, and Smile/Cry typifies both the small joys and challenges that are the essence of childhood. Young children will respond to the soft whimsical illustrations, as they learn more about the range of their emotions -- how it's possible to cry with happiness and also smile with trepidation. The clever 'flip book' format means that the 'Smile' story reads from front to back, while the 'Cry' story reads from back to front, with both delicious narratives meeting in the middle. A heartfelt picture book that will be treasured for years, Smile/Cry is perfect for ages 3 and upwards.
Target Audience Note:
For primary school age.
Subject: Picture books for children
Emotions in children
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