A Boy and a Bear: The Children's Relaxation Book

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Written for children, this book tells the story of a young boy who encounters a polar bear while they are both climbing a snow covered mountain. The boy and bear become friends and learn an important lesson. Young readers will enjoy the story and benefit from learning calming techniques to reduce stress, prepare for sleep, and improve self-confidence.
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Overview

Written for children, this book tells the story of a young boy who encounters a polar bear while they are both climbing a snow covered mountain. The boy and bear become friends and learn an important lesson. Young readers will enjoy the story and benefit from learning calming techniques to reduce stress, prepare for sleep, and improve self-confidence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886941076
  • Publisher: Specialty Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Series: Indigo Dreams Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 142,105
  • Age range: 3 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.13 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2004

    Best Relaxation story ever

    I use this story in all of my classes. The children love to breathe with the characters. It is amazing to watch them go from high energy to completely relaxed. Every child should be introduced to breathing for relaxation and anxiety management. This is the easiest way I have ever seen.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2013

    Very relaxing story and teaches young kids the first steps in pr

    Very relaxing story and teaches young kids the first steps in proper breathing for relaxation and stress management. This book is a classic, very basic but very effective.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2010

    Simple and Sweet!

    I'm a therapist, so this was exactly what I needed to share with my younger patients! Relaxation in terms they can understand!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2010

    Great for a variety of ages

    . Very centering and relaxing, kept my son's attention and provided opportunity for discussion about how to help yourself feel centered. Cute illustrations too.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2006

    A MUST READ FOR YOUR CHILD

    IT SEEMS ALL OF THESE BOOKS I HAVE READ WERE SO GOOD TO RELAX AND GIVES AFFIRMATION,VISUALIZATION. ALL CHILDERN NEED THE HELP IN ALL THESE THINGS.LIFE IS GETTING HARDER FOR CHILDREN AND NEED THRSR OUTLETS AND PARENTS NEED TO HELP THEM UNDERSTAND.HELLEN

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2004

    Finally

    My child is hyperactive and it takes hours to get her to sleep. I have heard about these books but waited to finally buy it. What a great choice. Both my child and I are more peaceful after we ready this book. I wish I had these when I was a child.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2001

    Wow, Finally my kid can sleep

    This is the first book that I have read my child where he was sleeping by the end of the story. My child has problems sleeping and this book is great. It relaxed him the first time I read it and he was asleap by the end of the second time. I'm going to tell all my friends.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 7, 2013

    This is a simple yet very affective story that helps kids learn

    This is a simple yet very affective story that helps kids learn the basics of breathing for relaxation. My kids love it!!!

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  • Posted May 6, 2010

    Recommended for our son, but helped me personally.

    Our 9 year old son was recently diagnosed with OCD and extreme Anxiety. His psychologist recommended this among other books. I was familiar with the authors work after hearing about "Indigo Dreams" from my cousin. This "story" is really a guided relaxation. On advice from the psychologist, we read it out loud to our son every night before he goes to bed. No matte what his day was like, he goes to bed more relaxed than ever before. One side benefit is I also feel very relaxed after reading this, nice way to end the day. I am planning on purchasing more books in this series. The Affirmation books will probably be next. After the relaxation success of The Boy and The Bear, I am confident they will help with his self esteem.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2009

    It actually works!

    This book is wonderful! I have a very energetic four year old and settling down at bedtime was often a major challenge but this has helped so much. He loves watching his little belly fill with air as we follow along with the little boy and bear. It even helps me unwind after a long day!

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