"This book must be read by every child." —Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, co-founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
National award-winning journalist Robin L. Flanigan and professional illustrator Heather S. Jones have paired inspiring verses with vibrant, kid-friendly paintings to help cultivate self-awareness, compassion, respect for diversity, and other practices—for an intentional, balanced, considerate life.
Parents, educators, and caregivers can use the book’s short, easy-to-learn verses and nature-based illustrations to start rich conversations about how to attain—and maintain—a meaningful connection with ourselves, each other, and the world we live in.
M is for Mindful is the perfect gift for a child you care about.
Praise for M is for Mindful:
“This is the kind of book I want on my shelf, and when I have grandchildren I will read it to them daily—for them and me too.” —Andie MacDowell, Golden Globe-winning actress
“Beautiful illustrations and wise compassionate messages. M is for Mindful is one of those books both you and your children will fondly remember long after they are grown.” —Sharon Salzberg, New York Times best-selling author of Real Love
“Here is a quiet training that will serve every child and caregiver. Simple, deep, and beautiful.” —Jeff Warren, award-winning co-author of Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book
“M is for Mindful will teach children values and attitudes that will give them a positive direction to live their lives.” —Temple Grandin, PhD, award-winning author of Thinking in Pictures, autism spokesperson, National Women’s Hall of Fame inductee
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|Publisher:||Good Nature Press|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Heather S. Jones is a professor of fine arts at Genesee Community College in Upstate New York. Her education includes a BFA from Alfred University, where she concentrated in K-12 art education, and an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology. An avid explorer of innovation, she recently received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. Heather is co-founder of Good Nature Press, an educational publishing company. As a professional artist and the owner of GlassFeather Studio, she creates original paintings, sculptures, and illustrations. Her artwork is inspired by themes of nature, sustainability, and the mindful connections that weave through life. www.glassfeatherstudio.com