Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Meditation is an Open Sky book Tour

About the Book:

Title: Meditation is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids
Author: Whitney Stewart
Publisher: Albert Whitman
Pages: 32
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Format: Hardcover/Kindle

Feeling mindful is feeling good! You know when you're having a bad day, you have that wobbly feeling inside and nothing seems to go right? Find a quiet place, sit down, and meditate! In this daily companion, kids of any age will learn simple exercises to help manage stress and emotions, find focus, and face challenges. They'll discover how to feel safe when scared, relax when anxious, spread kindness, and calm anger when frustrated. Simple, secular, and mainstream, this mindfulness book is an excellent tool for helping kids deal with the stresses of everyday life.
For More Information

Meditation is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids is available at Amazon.
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Purchase at Albert Whitman & Company.
Discuss this book at PUYB Virtual Book Club at Goodreads.
My Review
This is the first time I have ever seen a meditation book aimed for young children. The book looks friendly and inviting. My boys loved that it used elephants to show what to do. 
There were many different ways to do meditation. I was able to read them to my boys and help them pick out on they would want to do. It was something that id not last very long, but I think will be helpful in the future.
After all the different ways to meditate, it talked about how it can be hard to start but just to stick to it starting a little at a time. This is definitely a book we are going to be using more.

About the Author

Whitney Stewart grew up in New England and graduated from Brown University. She published her first award-winning, young adult biography after interviewing the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, the subject of two of her books. She trekked with Sir Edmund Hillary in the Everest region of Nepal; interviewed Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, Burma; and traveled extensively in Asia to research the lives of Deng Xiaoping, Mao Zedong, and Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. She is the author of three middle-grade novels and multiple middle-grade nonfiction books, including an unknown tale of Abraham Lincoln and artist Francis Bicknell Carpenter. Her newest picture books include A Catfish Tale, a bayou retelling of the Grimm brothers’ Fisherman and his Wife, and Meditation is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids.

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Visit Whitney Stewart’s website.
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Visit Whitney’s blog.
More books by Whitney Stewart.
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