Be Happy: A Little Book of Mindfulness (Hardcover)
This heartwarming and inspirational book features two adorable dogs who share some tips on how to stay present and positive.
Hucky and Buzz are canine best friends who share thoughts, emotions, moods, and feelings that will resonate with every young child. In this sweet and simple book, readers can learn how to boost their confidence, positivity, and self-belief. Featuring the creators' own adorable dogs, and brought to life with Emma Dodd's enchanting illustrations, this is a gem of a guide for how kids can lead a healthy and happy life.
About the Author
Maddy Bard is an athletic coach and holistic practitioner. Her belief in the benefits of mindfulness meditation practices for children’s mental health comes from her experience mentoring in schools. She is delighted to share these in her first book for children. Maddy lives with her husband and four children in Surrey, England.
Emma Dodd has created many books to critical acclaim. She works from a studio in England. When not working, she spends as much time with her family as they can surfing and walking in all weather.
Two frolicsome and companionable dogs promote ways to “Be Happy” in this upbeat picture book. . . Questions throughout encourage readers to reflect interactively on ways they can join Hucky and Buzz in their dogged pursuit of joy.
Two adorable pups have much to teach, if we listen. . . . An appealing primer on mindfulness for the youngest set.
The two dogs are endearing; this book could be useful in classroom meetings or for working with individual students on social-emotional learning. . . . Useful for helping young people with self-regulation and developing emotional well-being.
—School Library Journal