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Cubes Have Feelings Too

This book encourages children 0-3 and their caretakers to talk to each other about their feelings.

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Page 1

This little blue cube feels happy. 

Why is it happy? Because it had a dream where it was riding a rainbow in the stars! 

When did you last feel happy? 

Grown-up?

Grown up answers.

Child?

Child answers.


Page 2

This little green cube feels sad. 

Why is it sad? 

Because its plant is losing its petals. 

When did you last feel sad? 

Grown-up?

Grown up answers.

Child?

Child answers.


Page 3

This little red cube feels angry. 

Why is it angry? 

Because they don’t recycle at his job. 

When did you last feel angry?

Grown-up?

Grown up answers.

Child?

Child answers.


Page 4

This little orange cube feels surprised. 

Why is it surprised? Because the other little cubes gave it a surprise party! 

When did you last feel surprised?

Grown-up?

Grown up answers.

Child?

Child answers.


Page 5

What was your feeling of today?

Grown up answers kid.

Kid answers grown up.


Page 6

Who do you love to spend time with?


Describe the intended vision for your early childhood book manuscript in 1-2 sentences

This book is intended for children and their caretakers to share their experiences with each other by peeking into each other's worlds via talking about their emotions. The book helps children learn to express themselves while bonding through quality conversation.

Share your suggested book title

Cubes Have Feelings Too

Location: Country

United States

Location: State or Department

New York

Location: City

New York

Tell us more about you / your team

Intrigued by how busy parents balance modern life, we came together at Stanford's d.school as Project WePlay while completing our graduate degrees. We wanted to understand how parents find time and energy to connect with their children. After talking with parents around the country, we set off on a mission to make quality time easier and more enjoyable for parents and children alike. After trying dozens of prototypes, we saw families loved talking about their emotions.

Multiple Choice - Have you been previously published (online, self-published, and print included)?

  • Yes

If yes, please list titles and publications.

Goodnight News https://www.amazon.com/Goodnight-News-Doshi/dp/1364107449/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=goodnight+news&qid=1555110356&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Do you have an agent?

  • No

How did you hear about the Challenge? (optional question)

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)

What best describes you? (optional question)

  • I am/we are creatives, writers, or artists
  • I am/we are a formal part of a University or Research Institution
  • I am/we are a formal part of a University or Research Institution

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We are somehow on the same page. Well done!

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