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.
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