Tam Tam Gets Mad
The first book of the new series by Charles Anderson
In the first book of this new series, Tam Tam uses anger to deal with his fear and embarrassment. His best friend, Mellie, shows him that it’s OK to be afraid.
About the series
Welcome to Tam Tam's World
What Tam Tam's World is about
Kids Learning About Themselves and Their Relationships with Others
With an emphasis on learning facts and concepts in school, we sometimes forget that school is also place where children learn about themselves and how they fit in the world. They discover likes and dislikes, who their real friends are and what makes them so. School is a place where they can learn to cope, and master their feelings.
The goal of the Tam Tam’s World series of books is to reinforce the emotional development that can take place in the classroom.
(It’s also a good reminder for adults.)
We love our illustrations!
With his beautiful illustrations, Bela Arga brings color and life to Tam Tam and his friends. We feel so lucky to have found him and look forward to working with him on many more projects!
"You can be mad, but you may not be disrespectful."
Acknowledging a child’s feelings does not mean we give them license to disrespect property or any other person.
Tam Tam Gets Mad
Meet some of the characters!
About the author
Charles started writing stories at an early age. They were often filled with adventure and humor. While he pursued other paths in his life, he continued to tell stories – sometimes in song writing, other times in play writing and later, in film.
His wife Joyce has been Charles’ muse throughout their 40 years together and the Tam Tam series was the latest in her influence on his creativity.
Work by the author
News & Blog
Where we talk about issues facing kids in schools, teaching, and new works entering Tam Tam’s World.
Welcome to Tam Tam’s World!
My wife and muse, Joyce, has been an educator for 30 years. After 15 years of teaching high school, she returned to the elementary classroom
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