- Zen Pencils: Inspirational Quotes for Kids
- illustrated by Gavin Aung Than
- published by Andrews McMeel Universal (2017)
I don’t know about you, but I’ve found it’s sometimes hard to get kids interested in certain historical figures. Unless they’re famous for something that REALLY interests my kids, they all too often shrug off my attempts to get them to learn more.
“Yeah, sure, Marie Curie. She’s cool, but nah, I don’t really want to read that book about her.”
Frustrating, to say the least.
And that’s where Zen Pencils comes in handy. Couched in “inspirational quotes” and presented with approachable art, the book introduces kids to almost two dozen trailblazers throughout history in a way that engages them and makes them want to learn more.