"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