MINDFUL TOTS TUMMY RIDE
Whitney Stewart, illustrated by Rocio Alejandro
The simple breathing exercise presented in this stylish board book uses a basic mindfulness technique to help toddlers learn to soothe themselves. Pair with Mindful Tots: Loving Kindness to help toddlers manage the ups and downs of everyday emotions.
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.