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Anh's Anger, $16.95
"Anh's Anger reminds us that anger is part of all of us and that mindful sitting and breathing can help transform it. Both adults and children will benefit from learning how to change an unhappy situation into a joyful one."—Thich Nhat Hanh
Ahn's Anger is an engaging story that offers children and caregivers a mindfulness-based practice for dealing with anger and other difficult emotions.
Anh, a five-year-old boy, comes to know his anger when they dance, play, sit and breathe together, actively creating a space for Anh to resolve an earlier conflict with his grandfather and understand the causes of a strong emotion.
Author Gail Silver is a former Child Advocate Attorney, and the founder and director of Yoga Child, where she teaches yoga classes, and meditation for children.
The story is beautifully illustrated with handmade collages by New York artist and award-winning children's book illustrator Christiane Krömer. Each collage is a mix of paper, silk, cardboard, and found materials.
ISBN: 978-1-888375-94-7, Hardcover, 40 pages.
"Getting angry is normal. The question is how do you deal with your anger. In this incredibly 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
"The combination of Silver's engaging narrative and Krömer's colorful collages provides a storytelling feast. Not to be underestimated as a book suitable for adults; it artfully shifted my state of mind." —L.A. Yoga
"Lively and engaging." —Yoga Magazine
"A real winner!" —Pamela McKay, Children's Book Librarian, Contra Costa County, CA
"Teaches new skills to help children calm down when they are very upset and angry." —Kate Seltzer, Early Childhood Division Director, St. Peter's School, PA
"Anh's Anger has two great messages: that it is OK to express your feelings and be angry at times, and that children can channel their anger through being positive." —Ali van de Rijn, Pre- Kindergarten Teacher, Society Hill Playschool, PA
"A beautiful and poignant contribution to the world and to children's hearts." —Elizabeth Cuthrell, Writer/Producer, Evenstar Films
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