This book will delight children with its colourful illustrations, while serving as a valuable resource for parents and teachers. Each Breath a Smile introduces young children to the beauty and transformative power of breathing: breathing to calm and collect, breathing to connect to friends and relatives, breathing to bring the beauty of the world into focus.
Written by Sister Susan (Thuc Nghiem) and based on the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, this book has twenty-eight full-page color illustrations by Nguyen Thi Hop and Nguyen Dong.
Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist monk, poet, scholar, and human rights activist. In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is author of more than one hundred books, and is one of the best known Buddhist teachers in the world today. He lives at Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and travels worldwide, leading retreats on the art of mindful living.
Lucy is afraid of dogs, Josh doesn't like to go in the pool, Dan doesn't want the nurse to touch his bruised knee, and Ben is afraid to go on stage in front of people. Follow along as these friends learn that when something scares them, they can take a deep breath and feel brave enough to get through their ordeals. Part of the Our Emotions and Behaviour series, this cheerful and reassuring story shows that positive coping skills can help kids deal with being afraid, and children... More info
Stolen Girl is a fictionalised account of the now universally known story of the Stolen Generation and tells of an Aboriginal girl taken from her family and sent to a children’s home. Each night she sings, and dreams of her mother and the life they once shared of sitting on the verandah of their corrugated-iron home, cooking damper and hunting goanna. But each morning she is woken by the bell to the harsh reality of the children’s home. Finally one day she puts into action her carefully crafted plan—unlocking the... More info
*This publication is available to order from our overseas supplier: delivery usually take 3 - 4 weeks* *Everyone's afraid of something . . .* Young children will identify with the little mouse who uses the pages of this book to document his fears – Spiders: Little Mouse is afraid of them (arachnophobia). Shadows: Little Mouse is afraid of those (sciaphobia). In fact, Little Mouse is afraid of everything - from loud noises and the dark, to being sucked down the plughole Join her as she faces her fears and... More info