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.
WWII Travel Series: http://www.travelgumbo.com/blog/
Awards and Recognition
- Ippy Silver Award Medal
- Tillywig Award Winner: Parents' Favorite Product Winner
Press and Media Mentions
- 10 Steps for Mindful Conflict Resolution (Mindful.org)
- WWNO The Reading Life with Susan Larson: Discussing the search for a missing WWII soldier who disappeared on the Russian Front in 1945.
- WWNO The Reading Life with Susan Larson: Discussing What's on Your Plate? Exploring the World of Food, and Mindfulness books for kids.
- How Kids Can Cope With Stress in Our Unpredictable New Reality