My Elephant is Blue: A book about big, heavy feelings
Illustrated By: Vasanti Unka
Stock No: WW88841X
My Elephant is Blue: A book about big, heavy feelings  -     By: Melinda Szymanik
    Illustrated By: Vasanti Unka

My Elephant is Blue: A book about big, heavy feelings

Illustrated By: Vasanti Unka
Flyaway Books / 2023 / Hardcover

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My Elephant is Blue: A Book About Big, Heavy Feelings by Melinda Szymanik, and illustrator, Vasanti Unka, Sadness can feel like an unbearable weight that just won't go away. This warm, empathetic, hopeful, and even funny book explores the experience of living under the weight of sadness, and asks questions on how to make it go away. Includes a reading guide and discussion questions based on the book, and activities for children to explore its theme. Hardcover, 32 pages. Recommended for ages 3 to 7 years old.

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Title: My Elephant is Blue: A book about big, heavy feelings
By: Melinda Szymanik
Illustrated By: Vasanti Unka
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Flyaway Books
Publication Date: 2023
Dimensions: 11.25 X 9.50 (inches)
Weight: 1 pound 1 ounce
ISBN: 1947888412
ISBN-13: 9781947888418
Ages: 3-7
Stock No: WW88841X

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What will help when the blues leave you feeling as though you’re crushed beneath an elephant? Will a smile do the trick? A gentle nudge? Chocolate? A walk? Can anyone—or anything—make the elephant go away?

Warm, empathetic, hopeful, and often funny, My Elephant Is Blue is an inviting exploration of the experience of living under the weight of sadness.

A reading guide with discussion questions based on the book, activities to help children explore its themes, and a list of resources for more information will be available April 2023 at flyawaybooks.com/resources.

Author Bio

Melinda Szymanik is an author of picture books, short stories, and novels for children and young adults. Her works have received numerous honors. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand, where she loves watching movies, eating out with her favorite people, and traveling. Vasanti Unka is an award-winning writer, designer, and illustrator noted for her riotously colorful and inventive artwork. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand.

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