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Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing (Hardcover)

Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing By Christopher Willard, PsyD, Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, Holly Clifton-Brown (Illustrator), Holly Clifton-Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
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In Alphabreaths, children will learn their ABCs and the basics of mindfulness through playful breathing exercises. Breaths like Mountain Breath and Redwood Breath will connect them with nature, while breaths like Heart Breath and Wish Breath will help them remember to fill their heart with gratitude and send good wishes to others.

Simple, playful, and with delightful illustrations, Alphabreaths is the perfect introduction to mindfulness and breath awareness.

About the Author

Christopher Willard, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist at Harvard Medical School and author of more than 18 publications for children and adults. An internationally sought-after speaker and mindfulness educator, his books include Growing Up Mindful, Raising Resilience, The Breathing Book, Alphabreaths, and Alphabreaths Too.

DANIEL RECHTSCHAFFEN, MA, is a marriage and family therapist in the California Bay Area. Learn more at

HOLLY CLIFTON-BROWN is a freelance illustrator living in London. Learn more at

HOLLY CLIFTON-BROWN is a freelance illustrator living in London. Learn more at

Praise For…

"For educators and other adults searching for simple, age-appropriate breathing techniques to share with young children, this resource is a treasure trove. Simple and accessible techniques for breathing your way through the alphabet."Kirkus Reviews

"Accompanied by adorable, vibrant, homespun illustrations, the wide variety of exercises will help kids associate mindful breathing with play and with learning about ourselves in relation to the wider world. Not a bad way to understand mindfulness at any age." —Mindful Magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9781683641971
ISBN-10: 1683641973
Publisher: Sounds True
Publication Date: May 28th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English