When Monkey Lost His Smile

Story and Tools by Dr. Stephanie Margolese, Ph.D.


Monkey feels very sad after discovering that his special tree is gone and even sadder when he realizes that his bright smile is missing too! Monkey thinks he might NEVER feel happy again. With the advice of his mother and the help of his friends, he sets off to find his smile. Through his search, he learns what makes him feel better.
The book includes a detailed tools section to help young children cope with sad feelings. Story and Tools by Stephanie Margolese, Ph.D.

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  • Full color illustrations.

  • 8.5 x 8.5 inches, soft cover.

  • Great for class or as a family resource book.

  • Simple concepts that can be understood by children 4-8.

  • Practical tools that can easily be introduced at home, school or as part of therapy.

  • An amazing gift for all children!

Dr. Stephanie Margolese

Dr. Stephanie Margolese is a clinical psychologist who specializes in assessing and treating children, adolescents, and their families. She has worked in the Child Psychiatry Outpatient Department at the Jewish General Hospital since 2001.  Dr. Margolese is an Assistant Professor (Joint) (Professional) in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science and in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.  She is also the author of Sam's Big Secret. Other collaborations include  A Spot of Blue and The Tiger in My Chest. www.drstephaniemargolese.com  

Free Tools for this book : 

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Here are some extra resources to help bring these tools into your home or classroom.

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