Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management


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Help children to understand and manage their anger with this fun and imaginative workbook.

The Anger Gremlin is a naughty creature and his favourite food is your anger! The more anger you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the angrier and angrier you feel! How can you stop this? Starve the Anger Gremlin of angry thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and watch him disappear!

Based on cognitive behavioural principles, this workbook uses fun and engaging activities to teach children how to manage their anger by changing how they think and act – getting rid of their Anger Gremlins for good! Packed full of stories, puzzles, quizzes, and colouring, drawing and writing games, this is an excellent resource for parents or practitioners to use with children aged 5 to 9 years.


  • Acknowledgements.
  • About the Author.
  • 1.Why Read This Book?
  • 2. Let’s Meet a Mystery Creature!
  • 3. Let’s Learn About Feelings!
  • 4. What is Anger?
  • 5. Things We Get Angry About.
  • 6. Why We Get Angry.
  • 7. Our Angry Bodies.
  • 8. Our Angry Behaviours.
  • 9. What Effects Anger Can Have.
  • 10. Starving the Anger Gremlin Strategies.
  • 11. Your Anger Dos and Don’ts.
  • 12. Completing Your Mission to Starve the Anger Gremlin.
  • Appendix: Quiz Answers.
  • Information for Parents and Professionals.
  • References.

Author Bio:

Kate Collins-Donnelly has worked as a therapist, psychologist, criminologist and anger management consultant based in the UK for many years. She presently runs a successful independent consultancy practice which provides cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, coaching and training, and is head of the Psychological and Criminological Research Division. She is the author of several books for children and young people.