Everyone Feels Sad Sometimes is a book from the series Everyone Has Feelings. This series explores various emotions children experience. Firstly, these books help in idenifying the feeling and then go on to share examples of how children can deal with them or express them in a positive manner. This series tries to address the gap in regular school curriculum. These books about feelings are books that heal kids and help them develop an emotional quotient. Introduces sadness, describes why it is okay to feel sad, and provides alternative solutions to situations where readers may feel sad.
Everyone Feels Sad Sometimes shows situations children face in daily life where they become sad. It then gives examples of how they can feel better and deal with the situation. Jack’s soccer game gets cancelled due to the rains. His mom gives him an idea to feel positive and to productively use his afternoon. Cory scores poorly on his spelling test. His dad helps him practise his spellings so that he can do better the next time. Rachel’s dog is unwell so she’s upset. Her dad takes the dog to the vet and her mother consoles her and makes her feel much better.
The author and artist do a good job of presenting text and pictures that describe the emotions of sadness. The illustrations are done in bold colors and the people are life-like and realistic. The situations are true to life. The situations are true to life. The last page of the book has the index, glossary, suggested activities to do when you feel sad and some more references.