When I Feel Worried

Everybody worries. Children worry too—in new or confusing situations or when someone is angry with them. This new addition to the acclaimed The Way I Feel Series uses reassuring words and illustrations to address a child’s anxieties and shows ways to feel better. Cornelia Spelman and Kathy Parkinson team up once again to provide a comforting and empowering book that’s helpful to all.

  • 24 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807588956
  • September 2014

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  • 9780807589069
  • May 2015

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  • Spelman’s reassuring, matter-of-fact tone is as helpful as the sensible advice she offers…An appealing, supportive resource for young children.

    - Booklist

  • The charming illustrations extend the text by creating a believable setting for each sort of worry…This amusing but satisfying story will ease the worries of a nervous child or help more confident children to be more empathetic to the needs of a worried friend.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Spelman succinctly explores causes for a young child’s worry and then shows positive ways to dispel negative feelings…Solid bibliotherapy.

    - School Library Journal

Awards & Accolades

  • 2013 Best International Children's Book, Sharjah International Book Fair


    Kathy Parkinson

    Common Core

    RL.K-1.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10