In The Little Volcano Inside, young readers can journey with Tal as he discovers the source of his explosive feelings and comes to understand that he holds the power to control them. In this remarkable story, Tal thinks of ways he can calm the little volcano inside. He wonders why other children don’t seem to have such an active volcano like he does. He enlists the help of his friends at pre-school, and even his teacher, to work together to control their volcanoes without using physical force.
Written by a social worker specializing in violence among children,he Little Volcano Inside clearly communicates complex ideas perfectly pitched to a child’s level of cognitive and emotional understanding. It presents an important opportunity for parents, teachers, child psychologists, and social workers to teach children to handle every day challenges in a calm, non-physical way.