Feelings are neither good nor bad, they simply are. Kids need words to name their feelings, just as they need words to name all things in their world. The Way I Feel uses strong, colorful, and expressive images which go along with simple verses to help children connect the word and the emotion. Your child will learn useful words, and you will have many chances to open conversations about what’s going on in her/his life. Recommended by parents, teachers and mental health professionals, The Way I Feel is a valuable addition to anyone's library. This book is ideal for children with autism. (Ages 2-8)
About the Author
Janan Cain is the creator of the popular ‘Way I’ children’s picture book series, with over two million copies in print. Janan grew up in Darien, Illinois, with a deep passion for drawing and painting. Her 30-year career as an illustrator and author spans a range of accomplishments, from illustrations for corporate campaigns and consumer packaging, to branding and communication design for Fortune 500 companies. In 1993, Janan left the corporate world to raise her two daughters. She wanted to teach them words for their feelings but couldn’t find picture books for young children dealing with the complexities of emotions in a straightforward way that children could grasp. Tapping into her passion as an illustrator, she decided to create her own book and with that, her first picture book, ‘The Way I Feel’, was born. With over 2,000,000 copies in print, The Way I Feel is among the best-selling children’s picture books of all time winning numerous awards and accolades. Janan also wrote and illustrated Lost and Alone and co-created The Way I Act with Steve Metzger.