A beautiful storybook that helps children—and parents—to become more mindful, attentive and relaxed.
A beautiful storybook, for ages 3–7, that helps children—and parents—to become more mindful, attentive, and relaxed.
Little Talulla Bear is used to the safety of her own surroundings. When her mother invites her to go on an adventure, exploring new environments, she is worried—the big wide world seems very scary. Her mother reassures her, "I’m here with you. Together we will find beautiful things and learn how to walk in new places.” Talulla’s mother gently guides her to explore the world with fresh eyes, encouraging her to use her senses to fully embrace a wonderful array of sights, smells, and sounds. She learns to be curious but wise, especially when she comes face to face with a happy busy bee! On this journey of exploration, as she takes in her surroundings, she tastes succulent berries, plays in the sea, rolls in the mud, climbs a tree, and even overcomes her shyness to befriend a bear called Ronin. Talulla ends her exploration tired, happy, and ready to do it all again tomorrow. This is a beautiful storybook in its own right, but Heather Roan Robbins’ poetic and meditative language, combined with Sarah Perkins’ stunning and soothing illustrations, will transport children and parents alike to a more peaceful place. As they walk with Talulla bear, they will become more mindful of their senses, their surroundings, and every precious moment in time.
Heather Roan Robbins is a writer, ceremonialist and astrologer committed to bringing high-quality intuitive arts to the public in an accessible and useful format. She writes a weekly column, Starcodes, and a radio blog AccessAstrology that both track our energetic weather conditions by day, not by sign, and is president of the Twin Cities chapter of NCGR, a national organization for astrological education. Heather developed her uniquely grounded but soul-centred approach as she worked with astrology in an active private practice as well as in her work as personnel manager, mother, and in collaboration with several therapists and life-coaching groups. She lives and practices in Minnesota, USA. For further information, visit www.roanrobbins.com.