My Thoughts Are Clouds: Poems for Mindfulness

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Roaring Brook Press
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6.3 X 9.3 X 0.4 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Georgia Heard is a poet, writer, speaker, and educational consultant who teaches and speaks to audiences in the United States and around the world about writing and using poetry with children. She is the author of The Arrow Finds Its Mark and Falling Down the Page. She lives in South Florida.

Isabel Roxas has illustrated several children's books, including Let Me Finish! by Minh Lê, A Day in the Market by May Tobias-Papa, and the 2018 Newbery Medal Winner Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. When Isabel is not crafting pictures and stories, she is making little creatures out of clay.


"In today's Covid-rattled frenzy of online or hybrid instruction and added strictures on behavior, [here is] Heard's gentle call for mindfulness . . . Therapeutic and accessible: an empowering guide well suited for those growing up in this age of anxiety." --Kirkus Reviews

"This short collection of poems aims to teach children how to slow down and be aware of their thoughts and environment . . . A good read-aloud option for a classroom or library to teach guided mindfulness or meditation exercises." --School Library Journal

Praise for Falling Down the Page:

"Accessibility is one of the book's greatest strengths, since the compact verses focus on familiar aspects of daily kid life." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (BCCB)

"A thoroughly entertaining and distinctive collection." --BookPage

Praise for The Arrow Finds Its Mark:

"Will have readers seeing inspiration all around them and questioning what turns words into poetry." --Publishers Weekly

"A welcome addition to every teacher's writing toolbox." --Kirkus Reviews

"Intriguing little book offers an appealing down-to-earth entryway into poetry." --Booklist