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Pebble for Your Pocket: Mindful Stories for Children and Grown-ups

SKU: 9781935209454 Supplier: Parallax Press Out of stock


Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Format:  Paperback | 144 pages

Dimensions: 148 x 204 x 10mm | 202g

Publication date: 9 Apr 2006

Basic Buddhist teachings presented in an easy, conversational style, comprised of parables and stories from the world-renowned spiritual teacher’s own childhood experiences

A significantly expanded edition combining the previous edition with Under the Rose Apple Tree, plus several new stories—over 2 dozen practices for kids and grown-ups to do together

Written in a highly accessible style that doesn’t rely on lot of jargon or difficult vocabulary, Thich Nhat Hanh emphasizes the importance of the present moment through vivid metaphors, original allegories, and colorful stories.

Young readers will learn about handling anger, living in the present moment, and the interconnectedness of all things. Thich Nhat Hanh offers various practices that children can do on their own or with others that will help them to transform anger or unhappiness. They’ll learn techniques to reconnect to the wonders of nature and the joy of living in the present moment.

This revised edition contains teachings and stories that the whole family can benefit from, as well as practices such as transforming anger in the family, instructions on how to invite the bell, breathing and sitting meditation, touching the Buddha inside, and others.

These simple teachings on spirituality and awareness provide thought-provoking advice and practices for children to use again and again.


 Pebble for Your Pocket: Mindful Stories for Children and Grown-ups