Limber up with this unique, child-friendly yoga book! Created for parents and children to share together, it’s also suitable for adults and older children to use alone. My Daddy is a Pretzel not only introduces a range of postures, it also connects the practices to everyday life, showing how families can integrate their yoga with their activities in the world. A light-hearted look at yoga, yet one with a lasting message, My Daddy is a Pretzel is a wonderful introduction to yoga for readers of all shapes and sizes.
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Product Dimensions:8.5 x 10.75 inches
Page Count:48 pages
Age Range:Ages 4 years and up
Awards & Accolades
NAPRA Nautilus Award Finalist, 2005
“This fun, whimsical book combines stunning illustration with clear, simple text to introduce very young readers to a range of postures and link those up to everyday situations and contexts” – Inis magazine, Children’s Books Ireland
“With warmth and charm, this offering gently encourages young readers, along with their parents, to give yoga a try just for enjoyment” – School Library Journal
“I love Baron Baptiste's book, My Daddy is a Pretzel. I can't wait to buy it for every child I know so that there can be a whole young generation of kids practicing with this wonderful teacher, and learning how to not only do the asanas, but to behave in a compassionate way in a kinder new world” – Ali McGraw
“Baron's style and sense of play brought yoga into my life. My Daddy is a Pretzel is a wonderful book!” – Helen Hunt
About the Contributors
Written by - Baron Baptiste
Father of three boys and world-renowned teacher Baron Baptiste has transformed yoga teaching in the United States and Europe with his unique brand of power vinyasa yoga. Supporters of his method come from every walk of life, from international film stars such as Helen Hunt, Raquel Welch and Elisabeth Shue to students, professionals, senior citizens and youngsters. He regularly leads retreats and boot camps in Mexico, as well as Montana and Hawaii, USA and his institutes also offer yoga classes especially for children.
Illustrated by - Sophie Fatus
Sophie Fatus is a full-time artist who is known for her exuberant illustrations. She was born in Paris into a family of artists and now lives in Florence with her partner and two cats.