How Do You Feel? by Anthony Browne

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What better feeling than opening a new book from Anthony Browne? A simple look at familiar emotions for the very young.

How do you feel? Sometimes you feel happy, sometimes sad. At times you feel curious, but that may be followed by feeling . . . surprised. And of course you feel bored or lonely once in a while as well. With spare words and simple, graphic illustrations, quintessential chimp renderer Anthony Browne draws on insight and humor to reassure children with an exploration of the varied emotions they experience.
 

About Anthony Browne

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Anthony Browne, a recent British Children's Laureate, has received many awards for his work, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000 for his services to children's literature. He has written and illustrated more than forty books, including Little Beauty and Silly Billy. Anthony Browne lives in Kent, England.
 
Published May 8, 2012 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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He (or perhaps she, skipping the usual girl-markers like long hair) looks up at an unseen speaker, who asks, “How do you feel?” The young chimp demonstrates various feelings: “Sometimes I feel very happy… / and sometimes I feel sad”;

Mar 15 2012 | Read Full Review of How Do You Feel?

Publishers Weekly

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The chimp models 14 emotions and other feelings (like hungry and full) in total, all of which reappear in miniature on a final spread that asks readers directly how they feel, cementing the book’s usefulness as a tool to both introduce emotions and encourage discussions of readers’ feelings.

Mar 19 2012 | Read Full Review of How Do You Feel?

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The precocious toddler who has mastered the basic idea of opposites—up/down, hot/cold—is just the sort of person who will get the biggest kick out of "Hippopposites" (Abrams Appleseed, 36 pages, $14.95), though parents will enjoy it too.

May 18 2012 | Read Full Review of How Do You Feel?

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The notion of emotions can be a tricky one to relay to little ones, so this keeps things nice and uncluttered.

Mar 11 2011 | Read Full Review of How Do You Feel?

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed We can explore the vast reaches of the universe and split the atom but we can't seem to understand or manage our emotional states.

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