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What are you so grumpy about?

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message 1: by Tom (new)

Tom Lichtenheld Thank you for all your thoughtful reviews! It's especially rewarding to hear that my book is useful in helping kids identify and express their emotions. Of course, I had no intention of writing a 'self help' book for kids, but I suspect that's why kids still find it enjoyable.
I came up with this book on an airplane, when seated next to a man who was irrationally grumpy. It made me wonder what he was so grumpy about. I figured he was the victim of a small injustice as a child and, despite years of therapy, he just hadn't gotten over it. So I sat there on the plane, next to Mr. Grumpypants, and came up with most of the book. You can see a couple of the rough sketches on my site;
Thanks again!
-Tom Lichtenheld, author/illustrator

message 2: by [deleted user] (last edited Jan 25, 2009 09:25AM) (new)

i love this book! my grandma gave it to me! this book is soooo great!

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