Little Island are greatly looking forward to the publication of Mighty Mindsets: How
mindfulness can help your child with life’s ups and downs, written by Niamh Doyle and
illustrated by Carol Betera.
Mighty Mindsets is a gentle non-fiction picture book which puts together mindsets,
mindfulness and neuroscience in a gentle self-care manual for young readers.
How does your brain work, and what does it have to do with moods? Why do you
sometimes feel anxious, cross or afraid, and what can you do about it? How can breathing,
looking at a snowglobe, or changing what the voice inside you says, help you feel better?
When we tell ourselves negative stories – like “I’m not good at maths” – it becomes harder
to learn. But if we can change our mindset – “I’m not good at maths yet” – we help our
brains to learn.
This is Niamh’s first book, after many years teaching in both mainstream and special