What's the Big Idea?: Why Am I Angry? by Oscar Brenifier
  

What's the Big Idea?: Why Am I Angry?

Written by Oscar Brenifier
Illustrated by Jacques Despres
Part of the What's the Big Idea? Series

Synopsis

What's the Big Idea?: Why Am I Angry? by Oscar Brenifier

In Why Am I Angry?, the monkey is wreaking havoc making Hugo and his friend very angry. But what is anger? This book explores the effect of anger, the situations in which it arises and encourages children to think about what anger is and how to deal with it. This series introduces children to philosophy by exploring different emotions and ideas through a variety of amusing and familiar situations. Children will recognise the characters from the Cbeebies series, What's The Big Idea?. Each book aims to promote thinking skills in its readers developing their questioning of the world around them and encouraging them to make up their own minds.

Reviews

Young children find it hard to understand, explain and control their emotions

About the Author

Oscar Brenifier, holds a Bachelor of biology degree (University of Ottawa) and a PhD in Philosophy (Paris IV - Sorbonne). For many years, in France as well as in the rest of the world, he has been working on the concept of 'philosophical practice', both from a theoretical and practical viewpoint. He is one of the main promoters of the project of philosophy in the city, organizing philosophy workshops for children and adults and philosophy cafes, working as a philosophy consultant, etc. He has published about thirty books in this domain, including the 'Philozenfants' series (Editions Nathan), which has been translated into over twenty-five languages. He founded the Institut de Pratiques Philosophiques (Institute of philosophical practice), to train practical philosophers and organize philosophy workshops in various places: schools, media centres, old people's homes, prisons, social centres, firms, etc. He is one of the authors of the UNESCO report: Philosophy, a school of freedom .

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Oscar Brenifier
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

23rd March 2017

ISBN

9781445147284


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