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My Sister's Super Skills

4.93  ·  Rating details ·  14 ratings  ·  14 reviews
David is having a rough day...but his emotions are no match for his older sister Lily, who swoops in to save the day with some super skills! When Lily observes her brother feeling frustrated, sad, and irritable, she quickly shows him some helpful tips and tricks to help him feel better. And though David might not feel like jumping up and down for joy at that very minute, ...more
Hardcover, 38 pages
Published January 7th 2020 by Mascot
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BreeAnn (She Just Loves Books)
Jan 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens
What I Loved:
This book is focused on helping a young child learn tools for handling their emotions. I loved that these actions related to animals. I think that a tool that connects to something they already know will make it much easier to remember!

How I Felt:
My Sisters Super Skills is written to help children learn coping mechanisms for emotions. I liked that this is written as an actual story. My daughter was very engaged in the story, following along and learning with David as his sister
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Molly Jaber (Cover To Cover Cafe)
It's been some time since I read and reviewed a cute little children's book so I was super excited to have the chance to review one. I was even more excited to see it was one to help young children cope with having frustrated emotions. I have two teenage sons now, but I would have loved to have had this book for them when they were younger. They often came home from school frustrated, or upset that someone was being a bully to them. This book is just what they would have needed! Each page has a ...more
Ibjoy1953 Hannabass
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a unique way to interact with children about their feelings. Through the eyes of a child, Author Lauren Bosback does an amazing job of speaking to children everywhere about any problem they may be facing. Whether you are feeling sad, out of sorts, or things just didn't go your way, big sister Lily will tell you just what you need for inner strength to get through whatever is bothering you.

It's ok for children to have negative feelings, and that is the beauty of this book. If your child it
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LaurieB
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book has been a fun and entertaining read for my daughter and all the while she is learning important life skills that she can use now and throughout the rest of their life. I know there will come a time when my four year is less receptive to my life advice, so its even more important that I act now by helping her learn how to cope with the ups and downs in life. This book helps me do just that. It teaches kids how to navigate the tough emotions that they may feel on a daily basis with ...more
Lauren- The Smile Lines
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Thank you to author @laurenmosback for a review copy of this book.
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My Sisters Super Skills is a great resource for teaching children coping skills. This brother/sister duo takes you through fun ways to get through big emotions. I love the idea of using animals to encourage these skills. We tried each strategy together. (Swipe to check out this big sisters strategies.) So far my kids favorite strategy is dancing like a monkey!
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Tomorrow will be a fresh start. That is written on our kitchen
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Melina Lobo
Jan 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When I feel down
These tips help brighten my day
I can do them on my own now
They help guide me along the way.
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My Sister's Super Skills by Lauren Mosback is an illustrated book for children.
It teaches kids how to uplift their mood whether they are sad or gloomy with just a few tricks.
The fun part us, each truck relates to an animal, a lion, sloth, koala and many more.
The book is a rhyme format which is perfect yo help little kids understand and the illustrations are beautiful and vivid.
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Asa
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing

My Sisters Super Skills is a great childrens book. It does a wonderful job of colorfully and eloquently expressing the issues children face as they begin to comprehend human emotion.
By using familiar animals and scenarios, children learn to use simple tricks to manage and better understand their emotions and needs. Its not only a great book to have on your familys shelf, but one you should always have ready to open up and re-read as your children mature and grow.
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Mercy Mize
Feb 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My Sister's Super Skills is a must have to help young children identify and manage their emotions in a fun and engaging way! Kids will love the bright, cheerful illustrations and the animal actions connected with each coping skill! As a teacher, I see students regularly who struggle with how to deal with their emotions, and this book is great way to support them during those tough times! I highly recommend this book to anyone who has or works with young children!
Alicia Ciarlanto
Jan 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My Sisters Super Skills is a highly engaging childrens book, providing young minds with strategies to set them up for success. Davids journey through his emotions encourages problem solving in a fun and meaningful way. The book itself is visually stimulating and the text is written in a way that captivates readers from beginning to end. Highly recommended from a certified reading specialist! ...more
Kerianne Falencki
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My Sisters Super Skills is a wonderful book!! Such a creative way to teach children their coping skills! My children loved acting out all of the different strategies and can easily remember them since they are each related to an animal they know. I have added it to my home library and my classroom library! ...more
Catherine
Apr 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-book
Really cute and an good way to start talking about coping skills. I really liked how each time they talked about am animal, that animal was in the picture.

I did find on odd that a sister will call her brother lad.
Kimberly
Jan 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
As having a child that has anxiety, now a teenager; I would have loved to have a book like this when he was younger with great solutions to handle his emotions/feelings and great illustrations too! Would highly recommend adding this to your personal library!
Children's Bookshelf
Jan 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Super positive concept and is really interactive when read aloud. Teachers especially are going to like this one, my students have enjoyed creating actions for some parts of the book. Two thumbs up for sure!
Sharon Jones-Scaife
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My Sisters Super Skills has an awesome twist to helping children learn positive social and emotional skills all while promoting healthy ways to develops emotionally. I love that it was Davids sister that taught him to cope through her super skills. I would highly recommend this book to others! ...more
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