Books about Emotions

Feeling Sad

By: Sarah Verroken

ISBN: 9781592700837

On a gloomy day, Duck feels sad until a frog gives him some advice that cheers him up

Grumpy Bird

By: Jeremy Tankard

ISBN: 9780439851473

Feeling too grumpy to fly, Bird begins to walk and finds that his mood changes as other animals join him.

How Do You Feel?

By: Anthony Browne

ISBN: 9780763658625

A young chimp describes a variety of emotions he experiences.

I Am (Not) Scared

By: Anna Kang

ISBN: 9781503937451

Two fuzzy creatures go to an amusement park and discover that being frightened may not be as scary as one thinks.

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings

By: Jo Witek

ISBN: 9781419713101

A young girl explores what different emotions feel like, such as happiness which makes her want to twirl, or sadness which feels as heavy as an elephant.


By: Mike Henson

ISBN: 9781910277416

To keep Rabbit's birthday party hopping, his friends stage a series of surprises that are revealed after turning the lights on and off.

The Feelings Book

By: Todd Parr

ISBN: 978031601249

Children express different moods, including "I feel very mad," "I feel like reading books all day," and "I feel like wearing funny underwear."

What Makes Me Happy?

By: Catherine Anholt

ISBN: 9781564028280

Children describe in rhyming verse their emotions and what makes them feel different ways.

When Sophie's Feelings are Very, Very Hurt

By: Molly Bang

ISBN: 9780545788311

Sophie's is hurt when the other children laugh at her painting of her favorite tree--but when she explains her painting everybody understands what she was trying to do.

Wild Feelings

By: David Milgrim

ISBN: 9780805095876

Do you ever feel as stubborn as a mule? Or as chicken as a chicken? Of course you do. Looks at the normal, natural feelings we all have.