Publication Date: 31/10/2013 ISBN: 9781940051048 Category:

I Wonder

Annaka Harris, John Rowe

Publisher: Four Elephants Press
Publication Date: 31/10/2013 ISBN: 9781940051048 Category:
Hardback

£11.99

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Description

“I Wonder offers crucial lessons in emotional intelligence, starting with being secure in the face of uncertainty. Annaka Harris has woven a beautiful tapestry of art, storytelling, and profound wisdom. Any young child — and parent — will benefit from sharing this wondrous book together.”–Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 bestseller Emotional Intelligence “I Wonder captures the beauty of life and the mystery of our world, sweeping child and adult into a powerful journey of discovery. Magnificent!”–Daniel Siegel, author of Mindsight and The Whole-Brain Child Eva takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries: from gravity, to life cycles, to the vastness of the universe. She learns that it’s okay to say “I don’t know,” and she discovers that there are some things even adults don’t know–mysteries for everyone to wonder about together! I Wonder is a book that celebrates the feelings of awe and curiosity in children, as the foundation for all learning.

Publisher Review

"I Wonder offers crucial lessons in emotional intelligence, starting with being secure in the face of uncertainty. Annaka Harris has woven a beautiful tapestry of art, storytelling, and profound wisdom. Any young child -- and parent -- will benefit from sharing this wondrous book together." --Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 bestseller Emotional Intelligence "What an enchanting children's book -- beautiful to look at, charming to read, and with a theme that wonderers of all ages should appreciate." --Steven Pinker, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of How the Mind Works "I Wonder captures the beauty of life and the mystery of our world, sweeping child and adult into a powerful journey of discovery. This is a book for children of all ages that will nurture a lifelong love of learning. Magnificent!" --Daniel Siegel, Author of Mindsight and The Whole-Brain Child "What a special book I Wonder is. The gentle text is like climbing into a warm bath, and the illustrations are just delicious--each is a complete work of art. I look forward to sharing I Wonder with my clients, as the message of the book is of critical importance." --Betsy Brown Braun, Child Development and Behavior Specialist, author of the best sellers Just Tell Me What to Say and You're Not the Boss of Me "I Wonder is a delightful book that explores and encourages the playful beginnings of wonder and a joyful appreciation of natural mystery." --Eric Litwin, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling children's book, Pete the Cat, I Love My White Shoes "I Wonder is a reminder to parents and their children that mysteries are a gift and that curiosity and wonderment are the treasures of a childlike mind." --Janna Levin, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Columbia University, and author of How The Universe Got Its Spots "This marvelous book will successfully sustain and stimulate your child's natural sense of curiosity and wonder about this mysterious world we live in." --V.S. Ramachandran, author of The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human "I Wonder teaches the very young that we should marvel at the mysteries of the universe and not be afraid of them. Our world would be a lot better if every human understood this. Start with your own children and this book." --Jeff Hawkins, founder of Palm, Handspring, and the Redwood Neuroscience Institute, and author of On Intelligence

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