This delightful new collection of stories “Magical Animals at Bedtime” features inspiring, funny and enlightening animals from all over the world. Here you can find the firefly who can’t find his fire, the baby kangaroo who’s ashamed he hasn’t yet learned to hop and a condor who lives atop a temple at Machu Picchu in Peru and helps to rescue a lost girl.
You will also discover amazing legendary creatures including a fire-breathing dragon who just wants a friend and a beautiful unicorn who teaches a spoilt princess the joy of sharing.
The stories will not only excite your child’s imagination, they also explore issues your child may well encounter in his or her daily life, including coping with shyness and managing change. “Magical Messages” at the end of each tale help to highlight its positive message.
Magical Animals at Bedtime is designed to be read either by parents to their children or by children on their own. These lovely narratives focus the child’s mind and provide a soothing transition into sleep or to give food for thought during daytime reading.
Magical Animals at Bedtime, an unusual and brightly illustrated book of bedtime stories introduces gentle techniques to help unfold children’s spiritual awareness. Weaving tales around a host of magical or exotic creatures such as mermaids and unicorns, cheetahs and monkeys, and creating many scenarios guaranteed to grab a child’s attention, this collection has a special purpose. Each story begins with a mini meditation to stimulate imagination and visualization, and ends with fun affirmations and magical messages designed to encourage spiritual practice and values. A warm, light-hearted introduction to ethical considerations and things of the spirit from a child’s point of view.
Lou Kuenzler, Sandra Rigby, Andrew Weale