Smile Cry: Happy Or Sad, Wailing Or Glad - How Do You Feel Today? by Tania MccartneySmile Cry: Happy Or Sad, Wailing Or Glad - How Do You Feel Today? by Tania Mccartney

Smile Cry: Happy Or Sad, Wailing Or Glad - How Do You Feel Today?

byTania Mccartney, Jess Racklyeft

Paper over Board | March 1, 2016

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A fun, flip-over picture book for children that reads from both front and back.Smile/Cryis 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, andSmile/Crytypifies 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/Cryis perfect for ages 3 and upwards.

Tania McCartneyis an award-winning author of both children's and adult books, with a particular passion for picture books. An experienced editor, illustrator, speaker and publisher, she has written more than thousand articles and reviews, both in print and online. She is also the founder of Kids' Book Review, one of the foremost childr...
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Title:Smile Cry: Happy Or Sad, Wailing Or Glad - How Do You Feel Today?Format:Paper over BoardDimensions:32 pages, 11.75 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:EK BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:192196698X

ISBN - 13:9781921966989

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"Smile / Cry is a nice resource for those who work with young children on how to manage the flood (sometimes literally) of emotions that are present in their lives ... With sweet illustrations and insightful observations, Smile / Cry will spark a slew of connections with young readers." - NC Teacher Stuff