Inspired by Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
Nobody knew what a flower could do is a children's book about a young man who goes in search of a rare flower that had only ever existed in his dreams.......until now. This is a simple story that gives the reader a little glimpse into the world of mindfulness, it concludes with a subtle message of choosing to look at the positive side of a situation.
A portion of the proceeds from each book will go towards ProjectMax (an innovative program with House with No Steps)
This story is based on a story told by the Senior Boys Class at Lajamanu School, a bi-lingual school where Aboriginal children are taught to read and write their own language, Warlpiri. The illustrations are adapted from original paintings done by the children for their story. Lajamanu is an Aboriginal community on the edge of the Tanami Desert in the Northern Territory. It was settled when the Warlpiri people were forced off their tribal land and away from their Dreaming places. To country they didn’t know and a lifestyle... More info
Kids today are notorious for putting things off—it’s easy for homework and chores to take a backseat to playing video games, hanging out with friends, watching television, or surfing online. Full-colour cartoons and kid-friendly text teach kids how to get motivated, stay motivated, and get things done. Kids learn 12 reasons why people procrastinate and 12 Procrastination Busters that can help 20 ways to kiss procrastination good-bye Tips for avoiding setbacks like the dreaded Domino Effect Mighty Motivators Fun Rewards to keep them on track. See You Later, Procrastinator! Gives kids lots... More info
Is the Tease Monster a friend or a foe? That’s what “One of a Kind” has to figure out in this quirky tale that teaches young readers the difference between nice teasing and mean teasing. “One of a Kind” is truly unique. Made up of multiple colours, One has big feet and loves eating popsicles while standing upside down. But when Purple laughs at One for being weird and Green playfully calls One a “klutz” after tripping on the stairs, One feels rotten and vows never to go... More info