A sensory picture book suitable for aged 2+
Things that makes us sad happens everyday, but it all depends on how you view it.
The first book to discuss "sadness" and how to turn it to happiness for kids, let us dive into the deep blue of depression!
The sad blue fish embarked on a journey of finding joy, but "huh? Why is everyone so sad?" The blue fish came across sad friends one by one in the ocean, even the clown fish who is always smiling is depressed. The blue fish's sadness grew, until he stumbled upon an upside-down sea turtle. The sea turtle enlighten the fish happily, maybe he was biased at the first place, maybe his sad friends were never depressed.
Features of this book
Interpret sadness in a lovely way
Sadness is not a great feeling, it wears people. But this book analyzes "sadness" with simple and colorful drawings. On the blank canvas, the colorful sea creatures may look sad, but their colors are uplifting, maybe this is a cute metaphor. At the end, the story uses a witty way to end the story with laughters. Maybe we can change an angle to view sadness and relief with a smile.
Grief topics, regardless of age
Adults usually avoid "sadness", even more so in children readings. But it seems that adults have forgotten that, kids are talented in changing the way they interpret reality, they seem to be able to step out of terrible emotions more than anyone else, and bring joy to themselves. The book allows kids to familiarize themselves with ways to deal with sadness, and help adults to let go of their persistence to feel sorrow, and bring joy through chaning a perspective.
Similar sentence patterns, stacked with rhythm and rhythm
The book is perfect for reading out aloud, with similar sentence patterns stacking with each other. Besides from helping the kids to remember the story with ease, the stacking patterns can also build up story intension, releasing them all at the last moment. So, try reading it aloud!
Inspiring thinking ability "
Huh?" When kids raise questions, that means they are curious about the world. The book guides kids think, besides from training their thinking ability, it also allows them to think critically, solve problems and communicate, as well as sparking their imagination