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This is book number 1 in the The Color Monster series.


Unpack feelings using color with this bestselling character who 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.

Perfect for:
  • Reading to children who have strong emotions
  • Starting conversations about feelings
  • Introducing color concepts
  • Inspiring art activities using colors with emotions themes
  • Counselors, therapists, social workers, and caregivers of all kinds

Read all three books about The Color Monster!
The Color Monster
The Color Monster Goes to School
Dr. Color Monster and the Emotions Toolkit

About the Author

Anna Llenas is an artist, author, and illustrator of books that talk about emotions, including The Color Monster, The Color Monster Goes to School, and Dr. Color Monster. In her work as an art therapist, she has been able to experience the power that art has to heal and transform people, individually and collectively. She lives in Spain.

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316450058
ISBN-10: 0316450057
Publisher: LB Kids
Publication Date: June 29th, 2021
Pages: 22
Language: English
Series: The Color Monster