Great Books for Grumpy Moods

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The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter and those winter doldrums are right around the corner. On the days you get up on the wrong side of the bed or are feeling blue, head over to your local library and commiserate with a grumpy penguin, embrace your inner-crab and get carried away with a curmudgeonly cat. These picture books are a wonderful way to lift your spirits!

Bernice Gets Carried Away

Having missed out on the other treats at a friend’s birthday party, a grumpy cat grabs all of the balloons and floats into the sky, where she sees that her problems are not so big, after all.

Crankee Doodle

A pony tries to convince his cranky owner to take a ride into town.

Grumpy Pants

Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can’t shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do is wash the grumpy day away and start over. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.

Penguin Problems

A penguin complains about the uncontrollable problems in his life.

The Pout-Pout Fish

The pout-pout fish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his friends suggest ways to change his expression, until one day a fish comes along that shows him otherwise.

You're a Crab!: A Moody Day Book

A little crab is in a bad mood, but his mother assures him that everyone feels a bit crabby at times, and that when his mood changes they will have all sorts of fun.