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This list of 13 Books on Feelings and Emotions for Kids are perfect for helping your kids of all ages understand their feelings and emotions. For babies and younger kids there are books on recognizing different feelings and emotions in themselves and others. For older kids all the way up to teenagers there are books on understanding and dealing with their feelings and emotions. The books are all about feelings and emotions.
Through this list of 13 Books on Feelings and Emotions for Kids, you are sure to find at least a couple to help your kids with their emotional well-being.
13 Books on Feelings and Emotions for Kids
Baby – Toddler
Making Faces: A First Book of Emotions by Abrams Appleseed – This bold, beautiful board book introduces five essential expressions: happy, sad, angry, surprised, and silly. Baby
La Catrina: Emotions – Emociones by Patty Rodriguez – This book introduces little ones to emotional expressions and their first English and Spanish words―and teaches them to recognize feelings like emocionado (excited), triste (sad), and confiado (confident). Baby – Preschool
The Feelings Book by Todd Parr – Vibrantly illustrates the wide range of moods we all experience. Baby – Preschool
Preschool – Kindergarten
Duck & Goose, How Are You Feeling? by Tad Hills – Duck and Goose help preschoolers identify familiar feelings like happy, sad, scared, and proud. Preschool
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods by Sandra Boynton – Clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story about different feelings. Preschool
The Way I Feel by Janan Cain – Illustrations and rhyming text portray children experiencing a range of emotions, including frustration, shyness, jealousy, and pride. Preschool
Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis -helps children understand and appreciate their shifting moods. Preschool – 2nd grade
The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too! by Mo Willems – Pigeon runs through his signature gamut of emotions while attempting to thwart his old nemesis. Preschool – Kindergarten
Feelings by Aliki – Happy, sad, shy, excited–how do you feel? Sometimes it’s hard to explain you feelings. Kindergarten – 3rd grade
Lots of Feelings by Shelley Rotner – In this expressive photo-essay, simple text and photographs introduce basic emotions – happy, grumpy, thoughtful, and more – and how people show them. Kindergarten – 3rd grade
The Feelings Book: The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions by Dr. Lynda Madison – Will help you understand your emotions, and deal with them in positive ways. 2nd – 6th grade
Middle School and up
Understanding Myself: A Kid’s Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings by Mary C. Lamia – A self-help guide for kids to understand and manage their strong emotions. 4th – 7th grade
Emotions!: Making Sense of Your Feelings by Mary C. Lamia – This book will help you understand your emotions. And gain powerful insight into who you are, how you appear to others, and what you can be. 8th grade and up
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