A simple mindful breathing exercise that adults and children can do together to soothe themselves and find calm. One of four stylish, bilingual board books in the Ninos mindful series, designed to help toddlers manage the ups and downs of everyday emotions. AGES: 2 to 4 AUTHOR: Whitney Stewart has trekked in a Himalayan snowstorm with Sir Edmund Hillary, climbed to remote Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, interviewed the Dalai Lama in India and sat for days in meditation retreats. She is the author Barefoot Books' bestselling activity deck, Mindful Kids. When she is not writing or traveling, she teaches mindfulness and meditation to children and adults. Stefanie Paige Wieder, MS.Ed., is a child development specialist who has developed many titles for Barefoot, including the Build-a-Story Cards product line and the Barefoot First Games series. She holds degrees from Harvard University and the Bank Street Graduate School of Education. Rocio Alejandro has illustrated many children's books published both in her home country of Argentina and abroad. In 2017, she won the X Compostela Prize for her book, La huerta de Simon. SELLING POINTS: Created by the team behind the bestselling Mindful Kids activity deck, this board book makes mindfulness accessible to children as young as 2 years old by introducing an age-appropriate exercise caregivers and children can enjoy together. Introduces a simple, effective mindfulness activity that helps small children to not only self-regulate their emotions, but also to develop empathy and self-awareness at a critical stage in their social-emotional development. Written by the award-winning Mindful Kids author and mindfulness expert, Whitney Stewart, with consultation from early childhood development and inclusion specialist Stefanie Paige Wieder, M.S. Ed., to holistically address very young children's emotional needs. A handy format makes this board book both a read-aloud to enjoy together and a durable instruction manual for mindfulness on the go. Supports bilingual language learning from an early age.