From frustration to fear: 11 books to help you teach kids difficult emotions
Is your child feeling anxious, angry or just a little left out? Our selection of books to teach kids about these difficult emotions provides some uplift and inspiration for children, as well as guidance for their concerned parents.
When children have a problem, they don't always have the language or experience to express it. Finding relatable characters in the pages of a picture book can provide comfort, as well as helping kids to find a way of expressing their own emotions. Here's our selection of the most colourful, imaginative and ingenious titles, with a range of characters – including friendly animals – to help children deal with anxiety, anger and a whole host of difficult feelings.
Baby and toddler books about difficult emotions
Books to help 3–5-year-olds with difficult emotions
Books to help 6–8-year-olds with difficult emotions