For fans of Deborah Underwood’s The Quiet Book and Susan Verde’s I Am Peace, this gentle story introduces kids to mindfulness and breath awareness.
I AM A PEACEFUL GOLDFISH
by Shoshana Chaim
illustrated by Lori Joy Smith
Greystone Books, April 2021
When we are overcome with emotions, our breath—and a bit of imagination—can bring us back to a peaceful place. In I Am a Peaceful Goldfish, two children learn how to settle their difficult feelings with imaginative breathing techniques, pretending they are elephants, flowers, and even dragons!
A perfect book for readers of I Am Peace and I Am Yoga by Susan Verde.
Shoshana Chaim is a former kindergarten and physical education teacher turned wellness expert, who concentrates on helping families make healthy lifestyle choices. She also teaches children’s yoga and hosts The Plant Trainers Podcast. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two children.
Lori Joy Smith is an illustrator of multiple children’s books and an artist whose works have exhibited in galleries around the world. Smith lives on Prince Edward Island with her husband, two girls, three cats, two bunnies, one dog, and two sheep.