Here and Now (Hardcover)
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A stunning celebration of mindfulness, meditation, and enjoying each moment, from the team behind the award-winning Windows. This lush picture book is a fantastic tool for engaging children 3-7 who are schooling from home who are eager to feel connected to their world while managing new anxieties.
About the Author
Julia Denos is the author of the multi-awarded picture book Windows, as well as Here and Now, both illustrated by E.B. Goodale, and is author/illustrator of Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color, her author/illustrator debut, which was a 2016 ALA Notable selection. She is the illustrator of Margaret Cardillo's Just Being Audrey and Just Being Jackie, as well as I Had a Favorite Dress by Boni Ashburn. Inspired by her love of nature, words, and watercolor, she lives and works in coastal Massachusetts.
E. B. Goodale is the author/illustrator of Under the Lilacs, her debut, which was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Spring 2020. She has also illustrated several other picture books including Windowsand Here and Now, both by author Julia Denos. Visit her at www.ebgoodale.com, on Twitter: @ebgoodale and on Instagram: @ebgoodale
★ "Readers will find themselves returning for a thoughtful moment again and again." —Kirkus, STARRED review
★ "Evocative.... robust.... playful.... a kid-centered take on mindfulness that should encourage budding philosophers, scientists, and questioners."—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, STARRED review
★ "Meditation meets noticing in this contemplative picture book....A well-considered work about taking in the present moment."—Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
"A unique glimpse of what can be appreciated separate from what we see in front of us, and a topic worthy of a follow-up lesson."—School Library Journal