Dr. Color Monster and the Emotions Toolkit


By Anna Llenas

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Featuring the endearing and gentle Color Monster as a guide, this installment of the bestselling series teaches kids and parents practical tips for self-soothing and emotion regulation.

Today, Nuna doesn't feel quite right. So, she pays a visit to the Color Monster: an emotions doctor who helps diagnose big, challenging feelings. After he recognizes and gives a name to what we feel, this kind and gentle Monster (with the help of his emotions toolkit!) leads Nuna and readers down a path of mindfulness, self-healing, and mental well-being.

•    Includes two GIANT foldout pages featuring more than 30 effective, accessible, and practical tools for soothing strong emotions!
•    Strategies work for readers of all ages to calm and center hearts and minds
•    The creator draws from her background in art therapy to offer both reassuring and transformative advice to readers
•    Backmatter for caregivers about understanding emotional regulation is included

Read all three books about The Color Monster!
The Color Monster
The Color Monster Goes to School
Dr. Color Monster and the Emotions Toolkit

  • "This wise and gently humorous tale from art therapist Llenas will reassure readers that they, too, can find relief when they feel overwhelming or scary emotions.... This is one doctor kids will be happy to visit."
    Kirkus Reviews
  • Praise for The Color Monster:
    2019 International Literacy Association/Children's Book Council Children's Choices List
    Over 25 translations for The Color Monster
    More than 1.5 million copies sold internationally
    "Helps process emotions using beautiful, affirming language.... Visually rich and poetically told." —Booklist
    "[An] inviting exploration of colors and emotions.... The story should resonate with children whose emotions are not always easy to control." —The Horn Book
    Praise for The Color Monster Goes to School:
    "With amusing flourishes, Llenas's mixed-media art reveals the raucous goings-on, quite literally in living color." —Publishers Weekly

On Sale
May 7, 2024
Page Count
56 pages

Downloadable storytime kit for The Color Monster series

Anna Llenas

About the Author

Anna Llenas is an artist, author, and illustrator of books that talk about emotions, including The Color Monster, The Color Monster Goes to School, and Dr. Color Monster. In her work as an art therapist, she has been able to experience the power that art has to heal and transform people, individually and collectively. She lives in Spain.

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