Little poems about big feelings.
Feel A Little is a colourful, character-filled book about big feelings for little ones.
Featuring poems by Jenny Palmer and illustrated by Evie Kemp, in their first ever collaboration. They've partnered with LittleLove to publish this heartfelt project into a bright, beautiful hardback book.
A conversation starter between child and adult. Covering 14 different emotions, how they feel and how to deal with them. The rhythmic, rhyming poetry gets your little one participating and the colourful characters get them focusing on their feelings in a fun, tangible way. This book is all about helping you feel a little, and feel a lot better too.
“Feel A Little” is a bright new book that is beautiful and meaningful, sparking real conversations with children. Rhyming, read-along poetry by Jenny Palmer is illustrated into vibrant, imaginative characters by Evie Kemp covering 14 big feelings for little ones and culminating in a special, one of a kind book to revisit time and time again.
|Dimensions||22 x 21.5 x 1 cm|
Feel A Little – little poems about big feelings – is a vibrant, approachable, enjoyable book for absolutely anyone working with, or parenting, children.
Youth mental and emotional health are still huge issues in New Zealand and as a community we need to start focussing on encouraging communication, understanding and tools around feelings from an early age. Parents, caregivers and educators need a variety of ways to encourage these conversations and the safe space of engaged reading together is a wonderful start. Rhyme and rhythm, especially combined with repetition, are excellent stimulators of participation in children and when you combine that with bright, personified characters to promote a visual language for emotions you have starting point for discussions that you can come back to again and again.
About Jenny & Evie
Jenny Palmer has previously authored and illustrated ‘A Little ABC’ – Jenny Palmer, Beatnik Publishing, 2015 – Storylines Notable Book Award 2015.
Evie Kemp has previously illustrated ‘A Dog Like That!’ – Janene Cooper & Evie Kemp, Duck Creek Press, 2011 – Picture Book Finalist New Zealand – NZ Post Children’s Book Awards 2011, Storylines
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