Using a cast of adorable animals — yes, even the angry duck is cute — Happy Hippo, Angry Duck helps children to understand the different emotions that they may feel — e.g. happy as a hippo, sad as a chicken, or angry as a duck. It’s also a book that can help to cheer up someone who is feeling down, with the reminder that “everyone’s moods will change day to day”, so even if you are sad or grumpy today, tomorrow will be a better day! Well, unless you’re the duck “who’s always this way”!
Here’s a great song version of the book: