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The Sun In My Belly

Sister Susan, Illustrated by Sister Rain

The Sun In My Belly, introduces young readers to the Buddhist idea of interbeing that everything is connected. It is also the story of a valuable friendship and the joys of forgiveness. Thoughtfully illustrated, the story will delight children while serving as an excellent resource for parents and teachers. Introduction by Thich Nhat Hanh. Ages 4-8.

Sister Susan, author of Each Breath A Smile shares a clear understanding of Buddhist teachings with children, and says “she is very grateful for the practice and joy of mindfulness, and has the wholehearted wish it will benefit children as well.”


“I hope this book will make you very happy and that the circle of your happiness will grow larger and larger.”Thich Nhat Hanh

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