The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions (Board book)
Unpack feelings with color in this international bestseller that helps young readers identify emotions and feel more in control.
One day, Color Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad, and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through color. As this adorable monster learns to sort and define his mixed up emotions, he gains self-awareness and peace as a result. Everyone will enjoy sharing this concept book that taps into both socio-emotional growth and color concepts in a simple, friendly way.
About the Author
Anna Llenas is the author-illustrator of the worldwide favorite The Color Monster and its companion The Color Monster Goes to School. She is also an art therapist and former graphic designer and creative director, working with top brands in Spain. She lives in Barcelona.
2019 International Literacy Association/Children's Book Council Children's Choices ListOver 25 translations for The Color MonsterMore than 1.5 million copies sold internationally
"Llenas finds an approachable way for kids to identify feelings, and allows for the understanding that one can have many emotions at once.... A great guide and conversation starter."—School Library Journal
"The multimedia illustrations are downright splendid."—Kirkus Reviews
"Helps process emotions using beautiful, affirming language.... Visually rich and poetically told."—Booklist
"[An] inviting exploration of colors and emotions.... The story should resonate with children whose emotions are not always easy to control."—The Horn Book