Faced with a devastating case of writer's block, Margaret Meps Schulte turns to a 25-year friend, a stuffed polar bear with an upturned gaze and a beatific smile. Frank Lloyd Bear, known as Frankie, conducts a series of conversations with her about mindfulness, self-compassion and how to overcome depression and anxiety.
The result is this unusual true story, co-written by the wise-but-funny Frank Lloyd Bear. Frankie's guidance brings Meps out of her funk and gives her the confidence to become an author, artist, and public speaker.
Presenting important life lessons with gentle humor, Frankie introduc- es the reader to his enlightened teddy-bear value system and explains concepts like Being, Right Speech, the importance of changing your mind, and what you can do with your magic superpower.
Down swirled the white flakes, blowing this way and that. It was snowing furiously in North Pole Land, and even the immense workshop of Santa Claus was almost buried in white. How the wind howled! It whistled down the chimneys, and blew the sparks about. "Whew, how cold it is!" cried a Wax Doll, who did not have any shoes on, for she was not yet quite finished. "What makes such a breeze in here?" and she shivered as she pulled up over her legs a blanket of plush cloth from which Santa Claus and his men made Teddy Bears.
Yoga Teddy Bear A - B - C Coloring Book is an English letter alphabet book which pairs a yoga pose with every letter. The poses are embodied by a fun cast characters for whom the poses are named. Loveable characters, such as an smiling airplane, a leaping crocodile or a folded sandwich, encourage kids to color, move and explore as they learn. The soft and cuddly Yoga Teddy Bear demonstrates each pose. Every page features the letter in an easy to read font in both upper and lower case that your child can trace to practice writing.
Teddy Bear A - B - C Coloring Book is a powerful tool to engage an active child while using movement to reinforce memory. Each page of this soft cover, black and white coloring book is packed with inviting ideas. Now children can learn the alphabet while they simultaneously learn about their bodies and the diverse world in which we live. Yoga Teddy Bear makes yoga and exercise fun and engaging - and now learning the alphabet can be fun and creative too!
Kids will quickly learn the yoga poses and the letters through K. M. Copham's playful characters. The back of this bright yellow alphabet book reads: "Can you learn the alphabet and yoga too? Yoga Teddy Bear and friends show you the way. Move, color, read, breathe... smile!" The front cover features Yoga Teddy Bear in five yoga poses; on the back of the book the poses are repeated as their respective characters: Airplane (A), Tree (T), Napping Crocodile (N), Sandwich (S) and Downward Dog (D).
The first page of the book features Yoga Teddy Bear in all 26 poses, while the last page features the 26 characters representing each pose. The title page of the book also has a "This Book Belongs to ______________" tag so that your child has a sense of ownership and pride in their learning and progress.
The book features dozens of DIY projects to make with common household items, including a thermometer made from a pencil, a lab coat made from an old t-shirt, and a hospital bed made from a cardboard box. The book includes four sheets of fun and adorable stickers for making a doctor's name tag, eye patches, medicine bottle labels, and much more, as well as cute cut-out props, such as a nurse's cap.
It had been Rhett Beaumont's life-long dream to visit Paris, the city of love. He had a strong connection with the city through his parents, who amazingly enough, conceived him there. Sadly, he was seeing the city alone, his heart still not healed from being broken. When his predilection for French pastries yielded a hot chef, passions of a different sort started to heat up. Would Luc le Monnier, the French Pastry Chef, be enough to mend Rhett's heart? What would happen when Rhett needed to return home, to Charleston? Will it only be a summer love...or more?
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