Emily and the Mighty Om

Picture Books | August 20, 2014

bySarah Lolley, Sleepless Kao

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Emily has a new form of after-school entertainment when Albert moves in next door. Every afternoon he can be found on the front lawn, twisting his body into all kinds of crazy postures, then chanting "om"-something he calls "yoga". Then one day something serious happens: Albert gets stuck, all twisted up like a pretzel. Everyone from the lifeguard to the librarian shows up to help, but only little Emily knows what to do. Will she find the courage to speak up?

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Emily has a new form of after-school entertainment when Albert moves in next door. Every afternoon he can be found on the front lawn, twisting his body into all kinds of crazy postures, then chanting "om"-something he calls "yoga". Then one day something serious happens: Albert gets stuck, all twisted up like a pretzel. Everyone from t...

Sarah Lolley grew up in rural Ontario, weaned on stories of her parents' backpacking adventures in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and South Asia in the early 1970. She hoisted a backpack of her own once she completed her undergraduate studies at Queen's University and the University of Edinburgh and since then, has traveled through 34...
Format:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:August 20, 2014Publisher:Simply Read BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897476353

ISBN - 13:9781897476352

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In the summer, someone new moved in next door to Emily. His hair was gray and his face was wrinkled but his eyes always seemed to sparkle. His name was Albert, and he was very, very old. Every afternoon, Albert twisted his body into all kinds of strange positions on a mat on her front lawn.  “It’s called ‘yoga,’” he told Emily, who watched from her front porch. When he finished, Albert sat with his legs crossed and chanted a single word: “om.”