Book Review & Giveaway: Wisdom Within by Allison Morgan

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Product Description:  Every living thing in nature has its own inner wisdom. Within a tiny seed is the wisdom of how to grow into a strong tall tree. Birds have the wisdom to fly and spiders innately know how to spin elaborate webs. All of nature contains this innate knowledge and it is not taught, it is simply known. Since we are part of nature, we contain this wisdom as well. Through the use of rhyming verse and 48 pages of brilliant illustrations, parents and children re-discover their wisdom within. Happiness, joy and compassion are our birthright. It is how we always hope to live each day. When we connect to our inner knowing, we are limitless and full of potential. At the end of the story, there are child-friendly, illustrated yoga poses and mindful meditations relating to the elements of nature contained in the story. Parents are provided with an easy to use guide to introduce movement, breath and meditation to their child in a fun, creative and interactive way. A book for all ages. A message for a lifetime.

  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Zensational Kids, LLC (2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0991284305
  • ISBN-13: 978-0991284306
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 0.3 inches

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Here’s what I love about this book: 

  • Wonderful positive message that kids of ALL abilities should hear! I am especially excited to have this book in my toolbox of things to use in my work as a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist and Kids Yoga Teacher at the JD McCarty Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. Many of the kids we see struggle with self confidence & anxiety related to their special needs.
  • Beautiful rhyming text with just a few words in a large easy-to-read font on each page.
  • Lovely colorful hand drawn illustrations on each 2-page spread.
  • The size of the book will make it easy to use even in group settings.
  • There are no religious connotations and the illustrations of people depict diversity which allow this book to be used in a wide range of settings.
  • 9 kids yoga poses are included at the end of the book with photos and kid-friendly instructions. As a SLP, I love how the author includes extension questions for each pose to get kids thinking as they are moving!
  • 2 short guided relaxation scripts are included at the end of the book (“I Am Happy” & “Amazing Me”).

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A peek inside the book:

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List Price: $14.95. Available for purchase on Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Wisdom-Within-Allison-Morgan/dp/0991284305
& the author’s website: http://zensationalkids.com/about/author/

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About the author: Allison Morgan has been working with children of all abilities for over 2 decades as an occupational therapist and a registered yoga instructor. As the founder of Zensational Kids, LLC she develops educational programs, which integrate yoga and mindfulness into therapeutic and educational environments in order to support well being for learning and living.   She is also a facilitator for The Radiant Child Yoga Program and trained directly with the founder Shakta Kaur Khalsa. 

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Be sure to check out the author’s website: http://zensationalkids.com/

& “like” her kids yoga Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/Zensationalkids. She frequently shares fun ideas for kids yoga!

 

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Disclaimer: I received a free sample of this product to facilitate my review.  Opinions expressed are my own. Starting in 2013, a new component of reviews & giveaways hosted on OMazing Kids is that a review will be added on Amazon.com (for products sold on that site). See my Amazon profile at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A1JKVLELLSX7FD?ie=UTF8&ref_=cm_aya_bb_pdp.

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  • Only entries with all required information will be valid. The info comes to me directly via e-mail & is ONLY used for the purposes of selecting winners and distributing prizes.

  • Helpful Info & Tips: Folks had requested a simpler entry option. I tried Rafflecopter but most folks did not enter an address so now I’m trying this online contact form instead. I will be hand selecting winners to insure products end up in the hands of folks who will put them to the best use. Briefly tell me how winning this would help you & the kids. I take the time to read each entry so details count. It doesn’t have to be lengthy…. just heart-felt.
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Entry Deadline: 11:59pm CST on September 16, 2014.

Rules of Participation:

  • Must be 18 years or older with a valid e-mail address.
  • One entry per person.
  • Only USA entries are allowed for this particular giveaway (due to international shipping costs).
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  • Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  • Only entries with all required information will be valid.
  • The winner will be chosen from valid entries on September 17, 2014 .

1 winner will receive one copy of this book

  • The winner will be notified via e-mail, will be posted on the blog post & will be posted on the OMazing Kids Facebook page. The company offering the prize may also post the winner’s name on their website, blog, Facebook page and/or other social media sites at their discretion.
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  • Prize Value: $14.95

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Speech-Language Pathologist

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Radiant Child Yoga Certified – Levels 1 & 2

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One response to this post.

  1. This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Denise Sullivan, an OT, School Psychologist & kids yoga teacher, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Your info has been e-mailed to the author to mail out the prize 🙂 Thanks to everyone who participated!

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