About the Book-In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek
Sometimes my heart feels like a big yellow star, shiny and bright.
I smile from ear to ear and twirl around so fast,
I feel as if I could take off into the sky.
This is when my heart is happy.
Happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness . . . our hearts can feel so many feelings! Some make us feel as light as a balloon, others as heavy as an elephant. In My Heart explores a full range of emotions, describing how they feel physically, inside. With language that is lyrical but also direct, toddlers will be empowered by this new vocabulary and able to practice articulating and identifying their own emotions. With whimsical illustrations and an irresistible die-cut heart that extends through each spread, this unique feelings book is gorgeously packaged.
What this book teaches-Feelings
My review of the book:
Imagery is used to help express how the character feels in the story. In My Heart is comparable to the Dr. Seuss book about feelings. Children can relate to this book and can make a connection with different emotions and feelings they feel at times.
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