Helping children navigate their emotions in easy and creative ways.
“Otto and the Angry Donga”
Otto is like every boy and girl, he gets angry. Everyone has feelings, and it’s hard sometimes to know what to do with them. So, Otto decides to deal with his anger the only way he knows how. He draws a picture of it, and it’s a flaming hot fireball, an Angry Donga! How will he keep his Angry Donga under control? His Mom and teacher have a few ideas, but sometimes, the Angry Donga escapes and causes trouble. Watch as Otto saves the day and gets his Angry Donga—-and himself—under control.
Looking for a fun and developmentally appropriate way to teach your kids how to manage their strong emotions?
Kids feel a wide range of emotions, even at a young age. They experience frustration, excitement, nervousness, sadness, and anger. When young ones are confronted by these feelings for the first time, they may need some help processing them.
One way for children to understand emotions is through first-hand experience, which is introduced by storybooks. All it takes is the right tale to connect with your child on an emotional level.
Help your young ones to understand their anger with Otto and the Angry Donga!
Curious Otto lives with his mother in England. Otto is like every boy and girl: he gets angry. Everyone has feelings, yet sometimes, it's hard to know what to do with them. One day, his father disappears. Confused, the poor boy lashes out at the people around him. He screams, slams doors, and gets into fights with other kids. One day, blinded by rage, a fireball comes out of his hands.
So, Otto decides to deal with his anger in the only way he knows how—he draws a picture of the flaming hot fireball and names it ‘Angry Donga’. How will Otto and his mother deal with this startling development?
Otto and the Angry Donga teaches kids the virtue of tolerance, composure, and healthy expression of emotions. It also helps parents learn how to guide their little ones through negative feelings like anger–all in a fun and engaging way!
In this book, you’ll encounter:
✅ Karel Korp’s beautiful illustrations of Otto and his life
✅ Age-appropriate dialogue that can be used for reading and language exercises
✅ Relatable and enthralling characters
Expand your children's library with a meaningful storybook about emotions. Add Otto and the Angry Donga to your basket TODAY!
Jane Komussar was born and raised in Estonia. She moved west when she turned 25, where she began her work with children. It wasn’t until the birth of her son, Otto, she turned to writing. Her first book, an Estonian baby food cookbook, was published in 2009 and reached bestseller status in days. A single mother, Jane is an entrepreneur determined to nourish her businesses that have allowed her to be flexible and focus on raising her son. She loves seeing how children navigate their emotions as they slowly mature and develop. ‘Otto and the Angry Donga’ is her latest children’s book and a testament to her passion. Jane currently lives in the UK.
Karel Korp lives in Estonia with his wife and their four children. Growing up in a family of journalists, he knew from an early age that he was attracted to creating art. Karel has illustrated dozens of books and has collected more than a few awards along the way. He serves as the manager of the Estonian Graphic Designers Association. Karel draws everything by hand first. This makes his work unique and highly sought after. When not helping authors bring their projects to life, Karel enjoys badminton and painting, but his true passion is cooking.