Whitney Stewart graduated from Brown University with a degree in children’s literature and linguistics. She is a former editor at Center for Applied Linguists and adjunct professor of writing and mindfulness at Tulane University and Loyola University New Orleans. Stewart is an award-winning author of twenty-one books for children and a contributing author of two books for adults. Stewart published her first biography of the Dalai Lama after interviewing the Nobel laureate several times in India. She wrote her next biographies of world leaders after trekking with Sir Edmund Hillary in Nepal, interviewing Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, and traveling to China to research the lives of Deng Xiaoping and Mao Zedong. Stewart’s three most recent children’s books (2018) are in the field of mindfulness and world cultures.
Website: http://www.whitneystewart.com
WWII Travel Series: http://www.travelgumbo.com/blog/
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Other Works

  • Mindful Me: Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids

  • Mindful Kids:50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm

  • Feldpost: The War Letters of Friedrich Reiner Niemann (co-author)

  • Meditation Is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids


Awards and Recognition

  • Ippy Silver Award Medal
  • Tillywig Award Winner: Parents' Favorite Product Winner