You Have Feelings All the Time (Hardcover)

You Have Feelings All the Time By Deborah Farmer Kris, Jennifer Zivoin (Illustrator) Cover Image

You Have Feelings All the Time (Hardcover)


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Help young children build their emotional vocabulary.

You Have Feelings All the Time serves as a reminder that emotions are a healthy, normal part of life. Some of those feelings are big and some are quiet. Some feel good and others can feel uncomfortable—and that’s okay. Written from the perspective of a caring adult speaking to a child, this charming book helps young children build an emotional vocabulary.
You Have Feelings All the Time is an affirming and supportive book about children’s many different feelings. It helps preschoolers develop emotional literacy by naming and normalizing emotions. Strong emotions can scare or overwhelm kids, and helping them see that everyone feels mad, sad, or scared sometimes can comfort them and build their perspective-taking skills and their emotional vocabulary.
Its charming rhyme and heartwarming message make the book perfect for storytime, home, the preschool classroom, and whenever children need help building an emotional vocabulary.

All the Time Series
Written from the perspective of an adult speaking to a child, these rhyming books help young children know that they are deserving of love through life's ups and downs and show them all the ways they’re supported as they continue to grow and learn.
Deborah Farmer Kris is a child development expert and parent educator. She serves as a columnist and consultant for PBS KIDS, and she writes for NPR’s MindShift and other national publications. Over the course of her career, Deborah has taught almost every grade K–12, served as a school administrator, directed leadership institutes, and presented to hundreds of parents and educators around the United States. Deborah and her husband live in Massachusetts with their two kids—who love to test every theory she’s ever had about child development. Mostly, she loves sharing nuggets of practical wisdom that can help kids and families thrive.

Jennifer Zivoin has illustrated more than forty children’s books, and her art has appeared in children’s magazines, including High Five and Clubhouse Jr. She illustrated the New York Times and #1 Indiebound best seller Something Happened in Our Town. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum, featured her art in a special Pirates and Princesses exhibit. Jennifer provided artwork for celebrity picture books, including those by James Patterson and Guns N’ Roses. Recently, Jennifer made her debut as an author with her book Pooka & Bunni. Jennifer lives in Indiana with her husband, daughters, and pet chinchillas.
Product Details ISBN: 9781631985096
ISBN-10: 1631985094
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: March 15th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: All the Time
“Warmly allows children to understand that emotions are natural. Kids will identify with the book and the message, which has story hour potential as well as a home on the SEL shelves.”
— School Library Journal

“How do we help children make sense of their feelings? In this charming read-aloud, Deborah Farmer Kris deftly reassures children and caregivers that all emotions are a normal, healthy part of life—and reminds us to approach our feelings with curiosity and compassion. What a gift!”
— Dr. Susan David, author of Emotional Agility

“Ups and downs, highs and lows—they’re par for the course as children learn and grow. Deborah Farmer Kris’s gentle, caring books assure them of adults’ love and support—all the time. A must-have series for the young children in your life.”
— Dr. Michele Borba, educational psychologist, parenting and bullying-prevention expert, and author of End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy; Thrivers; and Unselfie

“The four beautiful books in this series are gentle guides for parents and children that teach valuing all the things that make individuals special.”
— Asheville Citizen-Times