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Moody Cow Meditates (Hardcover)
Do you want to help the children in your life discover stillness, calm, confidence, and resilience? Children can develop greater joy and concentration through the practices of mindfulness and meditation, and Moody Cow Meditates is the perfect way to introduce them. This vibrant and funny children's book is a playful way to introduce children to the power of meditation. With full color illustrations by the author, Moody Cow Meditates is a wonderful book for parents and children to share together. It all started one stupid, rotten day when everything went wrong... Peter the cow is having a BAD day. After missing the bus and wiping out on his bike he loses his temper and gets in trouble. To make matters worse all the other kids are teasing him, calling him Moody Cow. Peter's day just seems to get worse until his grandfather comes over and teaches him how to settle his mind and let go of his frustration through a simple and fun exercise. You'll love Moody Cow Meditates because it
- Teaches kids how to handle their negative emotions
- Encourages mindfulness ad meditation
- Is funny and easy-to-read
- Has full-color illustrations by the author throughout
- Includes exercises to make your own meditation jar at home
"Teaching children to meditate might be as easy as herding any other group of frisky critters. Moody Cow Meditates fills a distinct void in kid literature."--Publishers Weekly All of us, adults and children, struggle with 'Moody Cow' days sometimes, where we feel caught up in our anger and other emotions. This book is an accessible introduction to using mindfulness to find relief and calm.
About the Author
Kerry Lee MacLean is the author and illustrator of several award-winning and best-selling picture books, including Moody Cow Meditates and Peaceful Piggy Meditation. Her latest book is Moody Cow Learns Compassion, and her next will be an activity book for parents and children of all ages, The Family Meditation Workbook. Kerry has been leading family meditative arts workshops in North America, Australia and Europe for 15 years. She is the mother of five young adults who still employ meditation as an important tool in their busy lives.
"It’s a great way to introduce children to the practice of meditation, while also helping them become aware of their feelings." Tynette Deveaux, "Good Reads for Little Buddhas," Shambhala Sun
"Salty, satisfying, and clever book." Spirituality & Practice
"An amazing, yet simplistically beautiful story that teaches children (and caregivers) how to meditate." Circles of Light
"This book is a true gem to those of us with children and that struggle with trying to teach them meditation." Precious Metal