ABC for Me: ABC Mindful Me (Board book)
From Awareness to Zen, and everything in between, take a deep breath, find some quiet space, and discover the magic of mindfulness! A fun read for the entire family, ABC Mindful Me is not only perfect for teaching toddlers their ABCs, but also for introducing them to key mindfulness tenets which promote physical and mental wellness through breathing, compassion, gratitude, and kindness.
These key concepts will help to grow young readers' concentration, listening skills, and ability to manage emotions, stress, and anxiety. And after the letters, learn more about mindfulness and how it can help you, as well as some additional activities to try, including:
- Emotion rocks to help you express your feelings
- Mandala art and nature art to help you focus and relax
- Thankfulness tree to help you remember all you have to be thankful for!
The playful rhymes and charming illustrations in ABC Mindful Me encourage children and their parents to pay attention to the present moment, which will help to calm the mind and body in order to discover the peace and happiness within.
The ABC for Me series presents a world of possibilities from A to Z and everything in between! For all little kids with big dreams, the endearing illustrations and mindful concepts in this series pair each letter of the alphabet with words that promote big dreams, inclusion, acceptance, healthy living, and other key concepts important to emotional well-being. Other books in this series include:
- ABC Yoga (2016)
- ABC Baby Signs (2017)
- ABC Earth-Friendly Me (2020)
- ABC The World & Me (2022)
Christiane Engel is an award-winning illustrator and author. Her work can be found in a huge variety of kids' books all over the world, including a kids' bible and a children's atlas as well as Walter Foster Jr.'s ABC Love and ABC Yoga. Her instantly recognizable children's characters appeared in an award-winning ad campaign in the UK and she works with the Surrey County Council to create advertising and educational material for families. She has also created illustrations for animated programs for clients including the BBC. Christiane lives by the sea in southeast England with her little family. Learn more at chengel.myportfolio.com.
'This sturdy board book is about awareness both of self and the world around us... the message is complimented by delightful illustrations...'—Irish Examiner
'From Awareness to Zen, it encourages appreciation of the present moment and the natural world, as well as giving ideas and aids for relaxation and positivity.'—Irish Times
'It’s a nice easy rhyming book to read. Its introduced some ideas to her too about being thankful and kind and having gratitude.'—Let Them Be Small