Can You See It?
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- Publication Date: April 4, 2023
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 8 x 8
- ISBN: 9781419761638
- Page Count: 40
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World/All
From bestselling author Susan Verde comes a new series exploring the five senses through a mindfulness perspective, highlighting how they allow us to appreciate the world around us
When I am busy—
moving through my day, watching where I go—
looking shows me what is right in front of my eyes.
But when I slow down—
find stillness, and notice with patience and curiosity—
I can see. Seeing shows me more . . .
Gracefully written by Susan Verde, bestselling author of the I Am books, and winsomely illustrated by Juliana Perdomo, the Sensing Your World series teaches little ones to experience the world around them more deeply, using the five senses to find joy, connection, and beauty in the small, everyday moments. Can You See It? encourages us to look closer to see deeper: not just with our eyes, but with our whole hearts.
“Warm guidance. Verde is well established as a writer skilled at introducing concepts of mindfulness to young readers. Much good to see here.”Kirkus Reviews —
About the author
Susan Verde is the bestselling author of I Am Yoga, I Am Peace, I Am Human, I Am Love, I Am One, I Am Courage, I Am Me, and The Museum, all illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds, as well as the Feel-Good Fairy Tales books, illustrated by Jay Fleck, and Rock ’n’ Roll Soul, illustrated by Matthew Cordell. She teaches yoga and mindfulness to children and lives with her three children in East Hampton, New York. Juliana Perdomo is a Colombian illustrator and writer, with a background as a psychologist and art therapist. Her work is joyful and heartfelt, folkish, and a bit retro with a Latin touch. Perdomo lives in Bogotá, Colombia, with her amazing son, Luca, her rocker partner, Iván, and a funny old dog named Menta.