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 illustrator behind the bestselling Judy Moody and Stink series, as well as many other bestselling and award-winning picture books that he has written and illustrated, including The Dot and Ish. He lives outside of Boston.
"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."