The beautiful mare and the boy who gave thanks
Praise for ‘The Beautiful Mare’
This is the children’s book I’ve been longing for. A meaningful story infused with deep wisdom and beautiful illustrations, which teaches the power of gratitude and the universal truth of impermanence. I’ll be recommending this book to every parent I know.
This ancient parable is beautifully illustrated and delightfully retold for a new generation of children. They will love its simple message of the power we have to choose our attitude to life. ‘The Beautiful Mare’ will become a treasured favourite of every child.
How exquisite!!! Gorgeous message and illustrations! A book that every child (and adult) should have, share and aspire to live by. What a gift!
As a parenting author, ‘The Beautiful Mare’ wonderfully illustrates the invaluable lesson of parents’ encouraging children’s individuality and passions, whilst they learn to embrace, love and trust the flow of life. I LOVE this book, may it touch the hearts of children and parents everywhere.
This ancient story proves that real wisdom never ages. Marc Cohen presents a lesson from which we can all learn; and with the beautiful illustrations by Kia Maddock, this book will make story time both entertaining and educational for parents and their children.
Professor Marc Cohen, my dear friend, illustrates so beautifully the essence and power of being grateful and how perfectly aligned the universe is when we dare to dance in life’s moments and find gratitude and joy in doing so.
This is really a beautiful book with wonderful illustrations, which gives many insights and messages about life in a creative and heart-warming way.
The story, the depth, the narration, the illustrations … took my breath away . . . such a joy to read. ‘The Beautiful Mare’ is a simple story with a meaningful message for life. The author is an academic with expertise in wellness and this charming tale helps young children understand how to live in the moment and be happy and well. The illustrations blend perfectly with the story and style of writing. A must read for children and parents alike!
A beautiful tale, more important than ever at this time. I love it!” “I think the most difficult task in life is to not judge an experience, person or occurrence as either good or bad. Yet, it is the key to finding joy, by accepting life as it is, and giving thanks. This book illustrates this in a most simple, beautiful and powerful way. Thank you Marc and Kia for sharing this.
I’ve always admired and deeply respected Marc. He is one of the world’s leading experts on wellness, integrated medicine and the pursuit of happiness and with ‘The Beautiful Mare’ he shares another valuable contribution. With this book and its fabulous dedicated artwork, we've been gifted an important parable on the vital importance of gratitude and how we can find joy in any situation.