Kids' Questions and Zen Answers About Life, Death, Family, Friendship, and Everything in Between
by Thich Nhat Hanh
Illustrated by Jessica McClure
A collection of Thich Nhat Hanh’s answers to the most universal and illuminating questions posed by children. Is Nothing Something? begins with the most basic questions and progresses through issues we all wrestle with, no matter our age. “A good question doesn’t need to be long,” says Thich Nhat Hanh. “If it comes from your heart, it can help a lot of people. These questions are real questions that real children have asked.
Each page presents one question with a direct response to hard problems children encounter in daily life, including: “I just moved to a new school. How do I make friends?”, “Why is my brother mean to me?” and, “How do I know if I really love somebody?”
Includes a complete children’s biography of Thich Nhat Hanh, along with basic, kid-friendly instructions for mindful breathing and mindful walking. Both humorous and profound, Is Nothing Something? will help adults plant the seeds of mindfulness in the young children in their lives.
Hardcover; 40 pages