Anh's Anger

Anh's Anger

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By (author) Gail Silver, By (author) Christiane Kromer

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  • Publisher: Parallax Press
  • Format: Hardback | 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 282mm x 13mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley
  • ISBN 10: 1888375949
  • ISBN 13: 9781888375947
  • Illustrations note: Full colour throughout
  • Sales rank: 29,089

Product description

Children experience anger on a regular basis, but lack the coping skills to guide them through these difficult moments. In Anh's Anger, five-year-old Anh becomes enraged when his grandfather interrupts playtime with a summons to the dinner table. When Anh’s grandfather takes the time to help Anh fully experience his anger by suggesting he go to his room and "sit with his anger," Anh discovers a positive method by which to work through his feelings. This remarkable book teaches children to both acknowledge and resolve their difficult emotions, making it an invaluable tool for parents and teachers alike.

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Gail Silver is a former Child Advocate Attorney and founder of Yoga Child, a Philadelphia based yoga studio, where she teaches yoga classes, writes yoga music and meditations, and develops the Yoga Child school-based yoga and mindfulness curriculum. Gail has appeared on several news shows to discuss the benefits of yoga and was the recipient of a Parents' Choice Recommended Award in 2007 for the Yoga Child CD, A Peaceful Place Inside. She is a script consulting for the yoga segment of "The Good Night Show" on PBS Kids Sprout. Gail provides editorials on the benefits of yoga to the Expectant Mothers Guide and teaches birth preparation courses for couples through integration of the principles of mindfulness, birth education and yoga. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband and three children where she stumbles every day in her lifetime practice of mindfulness. Christiane Kromer was born in 1963 in Germany. She studied toy design at the University of Art and Design in Halle and later Graphic Design in Kassel. She moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. in the early 90th where she received a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design, New York She lives in Brooklyn working as a freelance as illustrator with special interest in multicultural work, in recent years emphasis on Asian cultures. She previously illustrated Flowergirl Butterflies (a Capitol Choices "Noteworthy Book for Children 2004), The Treehouse Children, (published by Simon & Schuster), and God the Parent's Blessings.

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"This book shows children and parents how practicing mindful breathing can help us soothe and gently transform our strong emotions." -- Thich Nhat Hanh "Getting angry is normal. The question is how do you deal with your anger. In this incredible story, Anh gets really angry and gets sent to his room to "sit with" his anger. Anh not only sits with his anger, he chats, dances, and plays with his anger. This story is simply amazing, healthy, beautiful..... a gem." --ReachandTeach.com "Promotes deep breathing as the ideal way to regain control during a tantrum." --The New Yorker "Lively and engaging." --Yoga Magazine