A little tiger thinks that his whole world is falling apart: his parents don't love him, his friends have abandoned him, and life is unfair. But a wise turtle asks him four questions, and everything changes. He realizes that all his problems are not caused by things, but by his thoughts about things.
When a boy is left in the care of his older sister, he begs her to read him his favorite book, but she is too absorbed in her own reading to pay him any attention. She won't be distracted, even when the boy finds a ravenous tiger hiding in his soup! His sister misses all the action
This remarkable book--strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish--is a moving picture-book biography of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery. Full color.
Illustrated stories cover these four important feelings (happiness, sadness, fear, anger) with a gentle and sweet approach. A happy hippo, an angry tiger, a sad zebra and a scared elephant allow very young children to understand these emotions and to learn how to cope with them.