For Children

Each Breath A Smile

Inspired by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, in Each Breath a Smile by Sister Susan, young children learn how to calm body and mind and enjoy the present moment.

Under the Rose Apple Tree

In this sequel to A Pebble for Your Pocket, Thich Nhat Hanh looks deeply at the issues that confront young people in today’s society. Applying his unique insights to anger, family conflict, drug use, and sexual responsibility, he makes the ancient teachings of the Buddha relevant to adolescents by...

Sun in My Belly

On an early morning on a cloudy day, Jenny and her friend Molly play ball in a meadow. Somehow they begin to fight over the ball, and Molly storms off. Both are unhappy in their separate worlds, but Jenny looks up and suddenly feels happy as the sun breaks...

A Pebble for Your Pocket

Drawn from Thich Nhat Hanh’s Dharma talks given to children people, A Pebble for Your Pocket presents the basic teachings of the Buddha in accessible and modern language. The book is written in a highly accessible style that doesn’t rely on lot of jargon or difficult vocabulary requiring breaks...

Planting Seeds

Those wishing to plant seeds of peace, relaxation, and awareness in children will find this book and CD helpful. It is full of wisdom on how to simply be with children and nourish their compassion for themselves and others. Planting Seeds is the fruit of decades of development and...

A Handful of Quiet

A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community’s practice with children. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and educators can do with their children to introduce...

The Dragon Prince

The Dragon Prince is a collection of 15 stories and legends from Vietnam retold by Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. As in many of his teachings, Nhat Hanh emphasises themes of cooperation and reconciliation, while providing a rich introduction to the mythical elements of Vietnamese culture. The stories range...

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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