Y is for Yoga

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Y is for Yoga

Seven yoga stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!
My Daddy is a Pretzel:
Yoga for Parents and Kids

By Baron Baptiste
JUV E BAPTISTE
While other children's parents are veterinarians, gardeners, and builders, one father is able to become a dog, a tree and a bridge, using various yoga poses.
 
My Dad is a Pretzel book cover
The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story
By Uma Krishnaswami
JUV E KRISHNASWAMI
Embarrassed by her clumsiness, 8-year-old Meena, an Asian Indian American girl, is reluctant to appear in the school play until she gains self-confidence by practicing yoga.
 
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You are a Lion!:
And Other Fun Yoga Poses

By Taeeun Yoo
JUV E YOO
Children pretend to be many different animals as they do various yoga poses.
 
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Babar's Yoga for Elephants
By Laurent de Brunhoff
JUV 613.7 BRUNHOFF
Babar the elephant demonstrates and provides step-by-step instructions for basic yoga techniques and positions, then shows how he and Celeste use them to relax and have fun as they travel around the world.
 
Babar's Yoga for Elephants book cover
Sleepy Little Yoga
By Rebecca Whitford
JUV 613.7 WHITFORD
Pictures and simple text portray toddlers in yoga positions.
 
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Twist: Yoga Poems
By Janet S. Wong
JUV 811WONG
A collection of poems composed to inspire different yoga poses.
 
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Yoganimo: Le Yoga des Enfants
By Sophie Martel
JUV FRE 613.7 MARTEL
Ce livre de yoga pour enfants propose 40 postures différentes représentant chacune un animal ou un élément de la nature. L'enfant s'amusera à reproduire la position de la grenouille, du guépard, de l'abeille, du koala, du chameau, du soleil ou de la montagne.
Yoganimo book cover