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When the world feels chaotic, find peace within through an accessible mindfulness practice from the bestselling picture-book dream team that brought us I Am Yoga. Express emotions through direct speech. Find empathy through imagination. Connect with the earth. Wonder at the beauty of the natural world. Breathe, taste, smell, touch, and be present.
Perfect for the classroom or for bedtime, Susan Verde’s gentle, concrete narration and Peter H. Reynolds’s expressive watercolor illustrations bring the tenets of mindfulness to a kid-friendly level. Featuring an author’s note about the importance of mindfulness and a guided meditation for children, I Am Peace will help readers of all ages feel grounded and restored.
About the Author
Susan Verde is the author of The Museum, You and Me, I Am Yoga, and My Kicks. She is a licensed Yoga instructor and lives in East Hampton, New York.
Peter H. Reynolds is the renowned illustrator behind the bestselling Judy Moody and Stink series, as well as many other bestselling and award-winning picture books, including The Dot and Ish. He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.
"Vignettes of the child in a balance pose, feeding birds, and meditating beneath a tree (magically sprouting from fallen birdseed) reinforce messages of kindness, compassion, and self-awareness as worry melts into bliss...A gentle, helpful tool for cultivating kid mindfulness."--Kirkus
ISBN: 9781419727016 ISBN-10: 141972701X Audience:
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old For Grades: 1 - 2 Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 1st December 2017 Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.57 x 21.08
Weight (kg): 0.32
Susan Verde’s first picture book, The Museum, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds, was a Bank Street Best Book of the Year. Booklist praised, “The rhymed text captures the excitement of a being sparked by art.” Her other books include You and Me, I Am Yoga, The Water Princess, and I Am Peace, all illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds; as well as Rock ’n’ Roll Soul, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell; My Kicks, illustrated by Katie Kath; and Hey, Wall, illustrated by John Parra. Susan is a former elementary school teacher with a Master’s degree in reading remediation. In addition to writing books, Susan teaches yoga and mindfulness to kids (and adults) of all ages. She lives in East Hampton, New York, with her three children.