BREATHE LIKE A BEAR is a guide to mindfulness and meditation for children aged 4 - 8.
Through 30 simple and beautifully illustrated activities and mindfulness exercises, Breathe Like a
Bear helps kids managing their bodies, breath, and emotions. It has already been published in the
US by Random House, through their Rodale Kids imprint, and we are buying the rights to publish in
UK/ANZ. Author Kira Willey is an award-winning songwriter, kids’ yoga expert, and creator of
Rockin’ Yoga School Programs.
About the Author
Kira Willey is an award-winning songwriter, kids’ yoga expert, and creator of Rockin’ Yoga School Programs. She has released three nationally acclaimed albums of children’s yoga songs that blend upbeat, danceable music with get-up-and-move yoga inspiration. Her fourth release, Mindful Moments for Kids, is the inspiration for Breathe Like a Bear. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and three children and can be found online at kirawilley.com.
Anni Betts is a professional illustrator who creates vibrant, cheerful drawings for books, magazines, advertisements, greeting cards, and more. Originally from Illinois, she now lives in Durham, England, with her archaeologist husband, Kamal, new son, Emmett, and adorable dog, Logan. When not illustrating, she can be found exploring the historic sights and natural beauty of the United Kingdom and Europe, baking sweets, going for long walks, and sewing colorful clothes to wear. Visit her online at annibetts.com.