When Sophie Thinks She Can't...: . . . Really, Really Smart

Molly Bang (Author) Molly Bang (Illustrator)

Product Details

$18.99  $17.47
Blue Sky Press (AZ)
Publish Date
January 02, 2018
9.2 X 10.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Molly Bang has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers, including When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry... ; Ten, Nine, Eight; and The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, each of which were Caldecott Honor books. Bang divides her time between Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Northern California.


Sure to be a staple in classrooms everywhere. -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for When Sophie's Feelings Are Really, Really Hurt:

* Bang's thickly painted images exude energy and feeling, both in the children's expressions and through the exaggerated dimensions, angles, and colors. It's another lovely study in emotion from Bang and a thoughtful exploration of art-making. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

All libraries will want this bold offering for lessons on classroom manners, art, and individuality. -- School Library Journal

Praise for When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry...

Caldecott Honor Book
Jane Addams Honor Book
ALA Notable Book
Charlotte Zolotow Award

Bang's evocatively illustrated book suggests no quick fixes; she treats childhood emotions with respect. -- Publishers Weekly

Bang captures the intensity of Sophie's feelings with strong, broadly brushed forms and colors....Sophie finds a way to cope with her anger, quite laudably, without a helping adult hand. -- Kirkus Reviews

Bang's double-page illustrations, vibrating with saturated colors...reveal the drama of the child's emotions.-- School Library Journal, starred review

An elegant and thought-provoking book for...children learning how to deal with emotions. -- New York Times Book Review