Sometimes BIG emotions can get the best of us! Anger can make us feel like we're an erupting volcano or a big giant THUNDERSTORM! All we want to do is HUFF and PUFF! Eeek!
So many studies show that counting to ten, stretching, listening to music or simply taking a breather can help, but did you know that books are a brilliant way to help manage and develop coping skills for big feelings like anger?
We've collated the perfect list of books for children with anger issues. From the beautifully illustrated picture book When I See Red for the the youngest children, to books for children about anger for ages 7+ like The Exploding Life of Scarlett Fife. For ages 9+, some amazing books that deal with anger are award-winning When the Sky Falls and October, October. We've also got some well-known and much-loved classics in there, like There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom.
These books on anger for children are great introductions to discussing feelings and understanding how to manage them independently, however big or small they may be!
If you are a parent looking for advice on how to manage the whole other beast that is temper tantrums, look no further than our list of picture books for Temper Tantrums. It is a great way to familiarise yourself with books on anger management for children!