My Thoughts are Clouds
Roaring Brook Press, March 2021
Hard Cover, 56 pages, two color
A poetry collection that both illustrates what mindfulness is and encourages young, growing minds to be present, from poet and educator Georgia Heard, with art by Isabel Roxas.
Praise for My Thoughts Are Clouds
“In today’s Covid-rattled frenzy of online or hybrid instruction and added strictures on behavior, Heard’s gentle call for mindfulness offers young readers a window into a reflective realm typically reserved for adults. Here Heard provides the tools for achieving inner peace in 30 mostly free-verse poems accompanied by winsome illustrations by Roxas. . . .
Therapeutic and accessible: an empowering guide well suited for those growing up in this age of anxiety.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This short collection of poems aims to teach children how to slow down and be aware of their thoughts and environment . . . A good read-aloud option for a classroom or library to teach guided mindfulness or meditation exercises.” —School Library Journal
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Available to pre-order at bookshop.org , ships February 02, 2021.