Testimonials

Feel Like Eggs? is not only charming and heartfelt, but also a brilliant social-emotional learning tool. Jeff Goodman’s debut will have kids cracking up — and cracking open about their emotions. This is a deliciously imaginative picture book that puts some protein into storytime.”

Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

                   

“Helping kids to identify their emotions is paramount to developing the social and emotional learning (SEL) skills needed to grow into happy, healthy and empathetic human beings. Feel Like Eggs? is a delightful way for kids to explore the myriad emotions and moods any one of us might feel on a given day that affects the way we experience and interact with the world ... Never again will I look at an egg as simply an egg, indistinguishable from its carton-mates!”

Dr. Amy Cranston, author of Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments

                   

“This excellent egg book will enlighten kids for years to come.”

George Geary, cookbook author, food TV personality and former Walt Disney Co. pastry chef

                   

“This adorable book written by Jeff Goodman is one for every kid’s library. He cleverly uses the simple egg as a metaphor to help kids understand complicated emotions. The prose is written in such a way that it can’t help but promote authentic conversation between parents and their children. It’s just delightful and I highly recommend it!”

Theresa A. McKeownauthor of How to Eat Your ABC’s

                   

“Jeff Goodman’s Feel Like Eggs? yokes playful and pleasing prose with an exploration of the richness and complexity of human emotion. It paints a picture of emotion that is consistent with recent insights from psychology, and it’s sure to get kids thinking about their feelings.”

Alan S. Cowen, neuroscience researcher at UC Berkeley and visiting faculty researcher at Google

                   

“It’s always a challenge to find creative ways to talk about how we feel inside whether you’re a kid or a grown-up, yet Feel Like Eggs? has found a way to make it easy. With witty jokes and honest relatable moments, Jeff Goodman strikes a balance by leaving the conversation more on the sunny side.”
Nakita Simpson, creator of A Kids Book About Emotions
“Want to show your child all the ways he or she can be? Then read Feel Like Eggs? by Jeff Goodman — it's a lyrical, rhyming romp that playfully describes how to recognize and understand a myriad of feelings that pop up in our hearts.”

Valerie Jauregui, elementary school librarian

                   

“I chuckled at what I read, and felt what was said. I am sure the kids will as well! Great way to experience, feel and understand.”

Dr. James P. Comer, professor of child psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center

                   

“Jeff Goodman writes a warm and whimsical children’s book that will delight adult readers who will be asked to read and re-read it out loud! Its message of wellbeing — inviting connection and care for others — couldn’t be more relevant for all of us.”

Julie Rusk, founder of Civic Wellbeing Partners and former senior fellow at the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities

                   

“With catchy rhymes and playful pictures, Feel Like Eggs? will delight your children and build up their feelings vocabulary — a skill that parents and teachers will appreciate tremendously. Who knew eggs could be so expressive?”

Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., psychology professor, director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab and author of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting

                   

“In 20+ years of working with children of all ages, I can attest to the importance of providing an emotional vocabulary for kids to express their feelings. Jeff Goodman's imaginative narrative creates an opportunity for parents and children to share a common emotional language not just at the breakfast table, but throughout the day.”

Jaime MacDonald, LPCC, NCC

                   

Feel Like Eggs? is a delightfully written and imaginatively fun-looking romp through the feelings expressed by creatively diverse characters, as familiar and relatable as a carton of eggs!”
Tracy Schatz, preschool director

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