Hands are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi
  

Synopsis

Hands are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi

This fresh edition of a Free Spirit classic presents charming new illustrations along with the familiar encouraging message of the original. Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they're capable of positive, loving actions - like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more. This title includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters.

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The simple but important message...helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people. -- Teaching Tolerance

About the Author

Martine Agassi, Ph.D., is an award-winning children's book author and creator of Hands Are Not for Hitting, which inspired Free Spirit Publishing's Best Behavior series. As a behavioral therapist, she has extensive experience with counseling children and families in schools, residential facilities, foster care, and private practice.
Marieka Heinlen received her BFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She launched her career as an award-winning children's book illustrator with the original edition of Hands Are Not for Hitting and has illustrated other books in the Best Behavior series and Free Spirit's Toddler Tools board book series. As a freelance illustrator and designer, Marieka focuses her work on books and other materials for children, teens, parents, and teachers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and son.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: 4 - 7

Author

Martine Agassi
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Publisher

Free Spirit Publishing Inc.,U.S.

Publication date

14th March 2009

ISBN

9781575423081


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