* Ages: 4-8
* Grade Level: PS-3
* Publisher: Sweet Cherry Publishing; SCP and; BTPS edition
* Pub. Date: June 10, 2021
* Language: English
* Hardcover: 40 pages
From the Inside Flap
Mula is a very sleepy tiger. But with the help of a cheeky little Fly, Mula learns to wake up, get moving, and make her dreams come true!
Unwrapping Some Illustrations for You
Mula is a very tired tiger. She loves her snooze time. One day she is awakened by a pesky fly which interrupts her dream where she was tumbling, hopping and even standing on her head. She is angry that her dream is disturbed and swats the fly away. The fly is determined to stay around and she tells Mula that all those things she was attempting to do in her sleep she could achieve in real life. Mula dismisses that idea as ludicrous. But the pesky fly doesn't give up and finally teaches Mula that she CAN do all those things if she focuses on her breathing and follows through with the actions.
Skeptical, Mula takes the fly's advice and guess what? She is astounded to discover that she can indeed perform all those amazing moves that beforehand were only in her dreams. What she is doing is called... yoga! Putting yoga into practice in her life she now has more energy, better health and more happiness. She is so thrilled that she wants the fly, who now is her friend, to teach everyone she knows the same lessons, to which the fly agrees.
This book is a perfect introduction to teach yoga to little ones. The illustrations are fantastic. They are full of humour, activity and expression. Kids will adore them and probably want to try the suggested positions themselves. The book is inspirational for both young ( and old ). I highly recommend it.
Storywraps Rating - 5 HUGS!
Meet the Author
Lauren Hoffmeier was raised in the heart of New York City with a performance background in opera and musical theatre. She is a certified vinyasa yoga instructor and graduate of Boston University. In this brilliant world of oddballs and misfits, she aims to inspire positivity by encouraging an international mindset of joy and uniqueness.
About the Illustrator
Ela Smietanka is a Polish illustrator. Her adventure with drawings started when she was a little girl. In order to make her dreams come true, she graduated from the faculty of Graphics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, where she now lives with her husband, two sons, a cat Amed Zuzia, and other cats fro the neighbourhood. She is a freelancer. In her work she combiners pencils, paints and Photoshop, happily discovering again and again new digital techniques. When she is preparing draft illustrations, she listens to audiobooks, and with a good novel she may work until dawn. In her free time, she likes to cycle listening to energetic music. If she were to choose a job other than an illustrator, she would be a dancer.
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