In My Heart - A Book of Feelings | Jo Witek & Christine Roussey

Christine Roussey


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Help your toddler explain and navigate their feelings with this beautiful illustrated and told picture book.  In My Heart - A Book of Feelings names emotions and describes them using a variety of simple metaphors that helps your child identify with the physiological responses that can occur and feel unfamiliar and strange.  

A robust hardcover picture book with textural elements and colourful imagery it also would make a lovely gift for a new baby to grow into, a first birthday present or something to give to a toddler about to become a big sister or brother who may have some confusing feelings going on about the changes happening in their world.  Each page tackles a particular feeling, as follows:

  • Happy
  • Brave
  • Mad
  • Calm
  • Fragile
  • Sad
  • Hopeful
  • Afraid
  • Silly
  • Shy


"Consider this beautifully designed French import a must-have for any storytime or one-on-one sharing regarding the somewhat sticky subject of feelings."--Kirkus Reviews (10/01/2014)

"Witek covers an impressive emotional range while Roussey's childlike drawings evoke each feeling with a playful style."--Publishers Weekly (11/10/2014)

"...evocative imagery, popping with bright colors against the effectively used white background."-- (12/01/2014)

About the Author & Illustrator

Together again, Jo Witek and Christine Roussey make a perfect team via Jo's insightful subject matter and Christine's playful imagery.

Bestselling Author, Jo Witek is also a journalist and screenwriter who has published several books in France. She lives in Hérault, France. 

Christine Roussey is the best selling children's book author-illustrator.  She has written and illustrated My Lazy Cat and My Baby Book and is also the illustrator of many other childrens book including In My Heart. She lives in Paris and works in advertising, as well as with newspapers, magazines, and publishers.