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COOKING WITH KIDS: KIDS’ KITCHEN

11/14/2016,

“We have to eat to live; by learning to cook, we also learn to live well” – Fiona Bird.   Do you cook with your kids? Are your kids picky eaters? Would you like to learn new recipes? Are you ready to step into the kitchen for some child-friendly fun with food?  I have recently […]

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TALES OF MYSTERY AND MAGIC FOR HALLOWEEN

10/23/2016,

Tales of Mystery and Magic (edited by Barefoot Books) is a collection of stories that include tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. It also includes a story time CD read by the author, Hugh Lapton, one of Britain’s […]

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MEDITATION & YOGA FOR KIDS: BENEFITS AND ACTIVITIES

09/08/2016,

“Meditation not only reduces stress, but literally can change your brain”  This was the title of a great interview to Ph.D. Sara Lazar, neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School (you can read here the complete article of the Washington Post ) . Yoga (meaning union of our body, mind and spirit) is […]

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CHINESE CULTURE FOR KIDS: LIN YI’S LANTERN

08/28/2016,

How are you? Sorry for the long radio silence, but we were busy travelling to Scandinavia these last weeks. I cannot believe that my kids will be starting school next week and summer will soon be over… Today I wanted to recommend you this fascinating book that I bought some months ago:   Lin Yi’s […]

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BUDDHIST TALES: STORIES FROM INDIA, JAPAN, CHINA AND TIBET

06/17/2016,

Thank you for your nice comments about The Mountains of Tibet. Today I am pleased to suggest you another book that will inspire everyone who is interested in Buddhist ideas and satisfy anyone who loves a good story: Buddhist Tales.     The whole family can explore the wisdom and compassion of Buddhist teaching through […]

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TRAVEL & LITERATURE FOR KIDS: IRELAND

04/17/2016,

Tales from Old Ireland in an enchanting collection of favourite Irish folk tales, retold by Malachy Doyle and illustrated by Niamh Sharkey. You can celebrate the wonder of Ireland with this collection of 7 entertaining stories, including the famous legend of the bewitched Children of Lir. The book comes with 2 storytime cd’s with these […]

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BUDDHIST TRADITION: THE MOUNTAINS OF TIBET

03/31/2016,

The Mountains of Tibet is a New York Times Outstanding Children’s Book of the Year and Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year (1987).Written by Mordicai Gerstein, is an inspiring look at life after death for all ages. Mordicai Gerstein has illustrated and written nearly 50 children’s books. He is also a painter, sculptor, designer […]

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