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by Molly Bang

Download When Sophie Gets Angry, Really, Really Angry epub
ISBN: 0804568618
ISBN13: 978-0804568616
Category: No category
Author: Molly Bang
Language: English
Publisher: Spoken Arts; Pap/Cas edition (July 1, 2000)
ePUB size: 1106 kb
FB2 size: 1945 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 990
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Thank goodness for this book. I have a 3.5yo daughter who is an intense fireball. Our whole family has been struggling to both appreciate her emotions and to help her regulate them as is needed by gorwing humans. This book has been wonderful. We do live near woods, but more than copying Sophie exactly, this book helps us discuss how to take some space when needed and what sights/sounds/smells/activities help her "feel better," and what a successful recovery from a "red hot roar" can look like. It helps us explore the idea that grown-ups do have to enforce infuriating rules, that it's ok to be mad, and how to cope with that intense frustration. Thank goodness for this book. We read it a lot as part of recovery after and before a preschool outrage happens. :)
Although I really do like most of the Sophia books in this book the main character runs away from her house when she is angry. Then when she returns home she doesn't resolve any issues with what happened. I don't think this is safe or helpful.
After reading it once my daughter now yells when she is angry that she is running away she is 3 and doesn't really know what this means but I do regret not preview reading this book before I showed it to her.
I should have read the description better. This is a horrible message for small children. It's one thing to teach them to seek quiet solitude to calm their emotions, it's entirely different to tell them to run and run and run away from your home all by yourself in nature and climb trees and stay away from your home until you are calm and regulated. My son actually has a problem at school because he runs from the classroom when he gets angry. This book is just affirming his poor behavioral choice.
I got this out of the library for my 2 1/2 year old and had to order a copy last night as she already had me read it to her 5 times. I am not sure if it is the colorful illustrations or the toddler-friendly story line that grabbed her attention, but it was a big hit. I picked this book since my little one is in the terrible twos of temper tantrums. I wasn't sure how helpful this book would be, I was originally looking for something like "Calm Down Time" that would give her practical tips on ways to calm down when she is mad. The premise of this book is simple- young Sophie gets angry when her mother forces her to share her toy gorilla (any 2 year old can relate).The description of Sophie getting angry is well written and illustrated. When Sophie gets angry, she goes for a walk outside into nature and sits in a tree and calms down. The lovely pictures get calmer and cooler as the reader follows Sophie through the story. The only bad thing I can say about this book is that now my girl wants to go outside to cool off, which is just not possible in Winter or at night. We're working on finding an indoor place so she can be like Sophie.
This book is wonderful, if you are having discussions with your child(ren) about feelings. As an educator, I feel that children should be able to express all feelings, including anger; a very real emotion. This book helps children understand that although we can express anger, we should learn how to calm down and self-regulate.
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While I loved the art, I wasn't thrilled with the story line of how to deal with anger since the young child runs away out into nature and lets nature calm her. She returns home to a loving home but I was hoping for a more practical way of teaching a child to deal with the scary angry emotion. The three year old is completely captured with the book, but I'm worried about her putting the story into practice. An older child wouldn't have this problem, I'm sure. Also, track 1 on the CD wouldn't play.
Love, love, love this book! It explains anger in a way very young children can understand. It outlines how Sophie gets angry - really, really angry - and what she does to calm down. The engaging text and vivid illustrations hold my child's attention. It's simple enough that he's started to memorize parts of it. Not sure if that will translate into action when he is angry, but one can hope! There is another Sophie book about hurt feelings that we love just as much as this one.
The illustrations are wonderful. This is a powerful subject for young children who often have times expressing themselves in a way that adults would consider appropriate. Children are taken through Sophie's tantrum from beginning to the end when she has calmed down. This would be a great conversation piece for young children during calm times to help them think about their own emotions and learning how to deal with them as they come up.