Brian Moses - Anna Angrysaurus - Hachette Children's Group

Anna Angrysaurus

A Children's Book About Dealing with Anger

By Brian Moses
Illustrated by Mike Gordon

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Help young children to explore their anger in this dinotastic story about feelings.

Anna Angrysaurus is a very angry dinosaur. She gets cross when her brother beats her at games, or when she can't watch what she wants on television. She roars, howls and stamps her feet. Will she ever be able to keep calm?

Written by Brian Moses, this funny picture book explores different things that might make young children frustrated at home or at school, such as sibling jealousy, not being allowed to do what they like, or even feeling grumpy for no reason at all. Different ways of dealing with anger and avoiding tantrums are then set out.

The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator, Mike Gordon, bring a light touch to these stories, helping children to learn about and manage their emotions in a fun and lighthearted way.

Excellent notes for parents and teachers at the back of these books show how to approach these issues with children.

Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel Frightened; I Feel Angry; I Feel Jealous; I Feel Sad; It's Not Fair; I Feel Bullied; William Worrydactyl; Gracie Grumposaurus; Jamal Jealousaurus; Samuel Scaredosaurus; Sophie Shyosaurus.

Biographical Notes

Brian Moses lives in the small Sussex village of Crowhurst with his wife Anne, a loopy labrador called Honey and a collection of bad-tempered chickens.

He first worked as a teacher but has now been a professional children`s poet since 1988. To date he has over 200 books published including volumes of his own poetry such as Holding the Hands of Angels `Salt` and Behind the Staffroom Door `Macmillan`, anthologies such as The Secret Lives of Teachers and Aliens Stole My Underpants `both Macmillan`, picture books such as Beetle in the Bathroom and Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe `both Puffin` and non-fiction titles such as Titanic: Lost & Saved `Wayland`. Over 1 million copies of Brian`s poetry books have now been sold by Macmillan and in 2005 he was nominated for both the CLPE Award and the Spoken Word Award.

Brian also visits schools to run writing workshops and perform his own poetry and percussion shows. To date he has visited well over 2500 schools and libraries throughout the UK. He has made several appearances at the Edinburgh Festival, been writer in residence at Castle Cornet on Guernsey, on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway and at RAF schools in Cyprus. Recently he has visited several International schools in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, France and Ireland.

He has performed his poetry at Borders on Second Avenue, New York and in September 2006 he was invited to Iceland to take part in `Kids in the Marsh` - a festival of children`s poetry and song. At the request of Prince Charles he spoke at the Prince`s Summer School for Teachers in 2007 at Cambridge University. He is one of ten children`s poets invited by then Poet Laureate Andrew Motion to feature on the National Poetry Archive.

Favourite book: `Turtle Diary` by Russell Hoban.
Favourite Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo`s Nest
Favourite Music: Bob Dylan Mike Gordon is an ever-popular and award-winning cartoonist. He has produced over 500 cards for Hallmark and over 300 picture books for various publishers. His talent has been rewarded with numerous awards inlcuding Berol cartoonist of the year `1988` and runner up for the Trento Fra realto e Follia `1990`. He was also nominated for the Silver Quill Award `Germany, 1991` and for the Book and Magazine Illustrator of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society `1995`.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750280211
  • Publication date: 08 Jan 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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