A Pebble for Your Pocket

A Pebble for Your Pocket

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'A Pebble for Your Pocket' by Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh is an illustrated book presenting the basic teachings of Buddha to children. He uses vivid metaphors, original allegories and colourful stories.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 144.78 x 200.66 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Parallax Press
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 10 Black and White Illustrations
  • 1935209450
  • 9781935209454
  • 28,040

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Children / Buddhism "A Pebble for Your Pocket is a gem from a true spiritual master." --Parenting with Spirit magazine Using colorful stories and vivid metaphors, Thich Nhat Hanh presents the basic teachings of mindfulness in a way that can be easily understood by young people. Young readers will learn about handling anger, living in the present moment, and "interbeing"--the interconnectedness of all things. This revised edition contains teachings and stories that the whole family can enjoy, as well as practices such as transforming anger in the family, instructions on how to invite the bell, breathing and sitting meditation, and finding the Buddha inside every one of us. THICH NHAT HANH is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk whose lifelong efforts to generate peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King, Jr. to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He lives in southwest France and travels regularly, leading retreats on the art of mindful living. He is the author of Being Peace, The Miracle of Mindfulness, and many books for children.show more

About Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Happiness and Peace Is Every Step. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France, where he teaches the art of mindful living. Philippe Ames was born in Berkeley, California. He works in the field of illustration and animation for companies of international reputations such as Colossal Pictures, Curious Pictures, and Wildbrain. He also teaches art to children. His illustrations have appeared in magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, and book covers including two previous Parallax Press children’s books. He lives near Lausanne, Switzerland.show more