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Little Faces: Be Careful, Dragon!

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I received an arc of this title from NetGalley for an honest review. Cute easy to read board book for little readers.
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This is a super cute little book about being careful and still being yourself. I really loved the illustrations and I think I'd definitely purchase this book for myself or others' kids.
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Sweet and beautifully illustrated book for little dragon lovers. It's definitely one the kids want to read again!
Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the advance copy.
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Working with young children and being a young child once I can tell you learning about emotion to self-regulate is difficult, both for adults and especially for children. And so this book is important in the new books read in PSHCE classrooms around the world.
By having a non-human character it allows any child to link themselves to that character's thought and feeling and so that is why this book is marvellous.
However, despite the audience of this book being target possibly EYFS and year 1 I would say that they would need more than just 16 pages as behaviour takes several attempts and not a single hiccup to strive over.
The artwork of the book is beautiful; with vivid colours and interesting shades this is the exact colour scheme which is gender neutral , meaning the main character seems unisex and can appeal to any gender that the reader is.
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Love the illustrations and the peek -a-boo holes!  This book is short and uses pictures to try and help small children learn how to control their emotions.

This would be a great book for toddlers through to kindergarten aged children.
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This is an interactive book, which is intended for children to learn to control their temperament.

It is a short book, with pretty illustrations and without context or story.

And magically the dragon can control his emotions, obviously, because he is a magic dragon!
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I wish I'd had a physical copy of this book in my hands!  It's a very cute story about controlling your temper that would appeal to (and be appreciated by) the toddler to early preschool set. The illustrations are fabulous and I love the peek a boo holes!
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This lovely, short board book follows a dragon playing with his friends and learning to control his emotions. This book encourages emotional intelligence and encourages calm ways to problem solve and handle anger and frustration. This is a great addition to any little library!
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I was provided with an eARC of this book in exchange for a fair review.

This was such a fun book, and my little one was fascinated with the colorful, vibrant, illustrations. I suspect we will be adding this one to our physical book collection!
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Little Faces: Be Careful, Dragon! is a great book to teach very young children about controlling their emotions. The smoke from the dragon gives a really clear indicator of strong emotions so the children reading know when he needs to calm down. The art was cute as can be and my youngest loved it.
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This book is a wonderful way to teach kids how to self regulate. Little dragon has a problem with anger and when he gets riled up his solution is to breathe fire into the situation.  These strong feelings can actually be harmful to his friends.  Those same friends realize the danger and Unicorn steps in and guides Dragon through some deep breathing techniques to calm him down. Through reading and conversing small children can learn to pull back, breathe in deeply and gain control of their emotions once more too. 

Kids will see the positive change in Dragon and its consequences to those around him and to himself.  Kids will be encouraged to use the same skill in their own lives to help them cope when things get heated up.  The kid-friendly illustrations are colourful, engaging and fun due to Venetian paper technology which animates each scene.  Kids will love interacting with the story.  I highly recommend this book.
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This was a cute book. It was short but my 2 year old seemed to enjoy it. The graphics are really good. The book is about dragon learning to control his feelings.
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Meet dragon and his friends in this boardbook as they work together to help dragon through some big feelings. It's adorable and perfect for the young dragon fans in your life!  Sliding scene changes and bright colors keep this book fun and make it a sure fire reread!
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A wonderful book for younger readers that would be perfect for teaching self regulation. At the beginning we see that dragon is unable to control his excitement and makes everything smoky around him while waiting for his friends. His friends finally arrive and then one is being naughty which makes dragon so angry that he blows fire. 

I like how this book showed his group of friends helping him deal with his anger. It was great to see that the unicorn took the role of a leader in the group and told him to calm down and then the rest of the friends followed suit and they all practiced deep breathing.  This would be a great book to read and discuss and then to have the students role play the story to help them understand self regulation and how then can help step up to help their friends with self regulation as well.
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Dragon has some feelings that can be little harmful to his friends when he lets out the fire. A picture word book that helps with those feelings and the damage that it does. The illustrations go a long way to talk about how to diffuse and work those feelings out with friends.

A Special thank you to Quarto Publishing Group and Netgalley for the ARC and the opportunity to post an honest review.
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This book is a perfect book for children, especially those children who may have some difficulty expressing their emotions, or those who become easily angry.  Dragon (of the fire breathing type) has his friends coming to visit him.  He becomes upset when his friend Monkey is being naughty, and starts to breathe fire.  His friend Unicorn prompts him to breathe calmly, and Dragon regains control of his fire and becomes more calm.  

This book would be good for most children, especially younger ones, who need to learn skills to calm down (such as belly breathing, etc.)  This teaches the skill of deep breathing as a calming tool, in a way that will be more easily  learned and maintained by tiny people with often large emotions.

My toddler loved the pictures and the message, and this is definitely a book I would continue to read to young people, especially ages 2-5. 

Thank you to the author, publisher and NetGalley for the advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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This was super quick and super cute! The art was beautiful and eye popping. Super super colorful and will easily catch a child’s eye and keep their attention.

I loved the different ways that kids are able to interact with this book— with dragon and his friends. Super cute! I’d definitely recommend this!

4/5 ⭐️
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This is a really cute and well-illustrated baby book about emotions. I love the vibrancy of the illustrations and will definitely buy it for my nephew and recommend it to customers.
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4.5 stars

This is my second “Little Faces” book, and I cannot wait for the other ones! I wonder if Monkey and Elephant will make an appearance in future books!

I am in love with Hanako Clulow’s illustration – it is cheerful, uplifting and fun. Madden story of a dragon with big emotions is amazing! This is a great book to talk to children about different emotions and how to manage them. I loved the overall message of this book and already started thinking of ways to use this book as a starting point to emergent activities!

Thank you, Quarto Publishing Group, NetGalley and Carly Madden for a copy of Little Faces: Be Careful, Dragon! In exchange for an honest review
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A lovely little board book with great illustrations that help portray the message about learning to control your fiery feelings.
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