Stella and the Grumpy Day


Stella is a three-year-old who is usually happy after her day at nursery, but today she has something heavy on her mind. The worry sits in her tummy and she cannot even enjoy her favourite supper: macaroni. The only one who can help is mummy.

Stella tells her that she has been mean to her best friend at nursery, and mummy knows what to do: Stella must apologise to her friend.

Stella and the Grumpy Day starts a new picture book series on first experiences.



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Tuikun tärkeä tehtävä

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"As the first book by author Johanna Lestelä is shorter in pages compared to other picture books, it is therefore clearer and succeeds to articulate the emotional skills for a toddler’s understanding."