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Calm-Down Time (Toddler Tools)

Written by Elizabeth Verdick & illustrated by Marieka Heinlen
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May 1, 2010
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Every parent, caregiver—and toddler—knows the misery that comes with meltdowns and temper tantrums. Through rhythmic text and warm illustrations, this gentle, reassuring book offers toddlers simple tools to release strong feelings, express them, and calm themselves down. Children learn to use their calm-down place—a quiet space where they can cry, ask for a hug, sing to themselves, be rocked in a grown-up’s arms, talk about feelings, and breathe: “One, two, three . . . I’m calm as can be. I’m taking care of me.” After a break, toddlers will feel like new—and adults will, too. Books include tips for parents and caregivers.

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Who Wrote Calm-Down Time (Toddler Tools)

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Elizabeth Verdick

Elizabeth Verdick has written more than thirty books for toddlers to teens. She collaborated with Marc Rosenthal on Small Walt, which Kirkus Reviews called “reminiscent of Virginia Burton’s classics” in a starred review, and its sequel, Small Walt and Mo the Tow. She is a graduate of the Hamline University MFA and lives in Woodbury, Minnesota.

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Who Illustrated Calm-Down Time (Toddler Tools)

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Marieka Heinlen

Marieka Heinlen received her BFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She launched her career as an award-winning children’s book illustrator with the original edition of <i>Hands Are Not for Hitting</i> and has illustrated the Best Behavior and Toddler Tools series. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband, son, and daughter.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781575423166
Publication Date:
May 1, 2010
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1575423162

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