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Praise for Dragons on the Inside (And Other Big Feelings)

“Full of energy, this vibrant, insightful book will help children identify and understand emotions, and learn how to calm them.”—Judy Cox, award-winning author of Don't Be Silly, Mrs. Millie! and many other books for children

“The delightful and engaging book Dragons on the Inside gives children powerful words and a voice for the feelings they are having inside. With resources in the back, it’s a must-have for every elementary classroom interested in social and emotional learning (SEL) and any parent interested in connecting with the mental health of their child.”—Sheryl Zimmerer, parent, educator, and school administrator
“Delightful and insightful, Dragons on the Inside is a playful way to bring conversations about big feelings into the home or classroom.”—Christie Thomas, homeschool mom and author of Quinn’s Promise Rock
“This much-needed picture book delightfully illustrates how children can navigate their feelings—both negative and positive—successfully. Highly recommended for parents, teachers, and counselors.” —Amy Houts, author of Christian Q&A Book for Kids
“High praise for Dragons on the Inside! With its lyrical text and inviting illustrations, this story models powerful coping skills that my students can relate to and repeat.”—Beth Howell, speech-language pathology assistant

“Whimsical illustrations and imaginative analogies in Dragons on the Inside provide children captivating connections to define BIG feelings--and help them realize they are not alone. The two-page guide at the end delivers excellent strategies for recognizing and taming ‘dragons.’”—Denette Fretz, elementary educator and critically acclaimed picture book author

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