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I Am the Jungle: A Yoga Adventure

Written by Melissa Hurt & illustrated by Katy Tanis
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I Am the Jungle: A Yoga Adventure takes kids through a yoga flow of poses inspired by the natural world, including Mountain, River, Elephant, and Python. Told through a fun adventure story that focuses on imagination, the book offers young readers the benefits of yoga, including movement, joy, and focus.
In addition to learning basic yoga poses, children will learn to identify different emotions while practicing those poses. Butterfly Pose helps you feel calm and centered, Tree Pose brings feelings of being grounded and well balanced, and Turaco Pose lets you get your playful on!
The back of the book includes a parents’ and teachers’ guide with Sanskrit names and physical benefits of each yoga pose.

What Kind of Book is I Am the Jungle: A Yoga Adventure

Quotes from This Book

  • “I kneel with my head rising tall and proud. I lean forward on my powerful paws. I breathe in and roar! I’m a Lion.”
  • “I am calm, happy, and free. All of the jungle lives inside of me.”

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Who Wrote I Am the Jungle: A Yoga Adventure

Melissa Hurt

Melissa Hurt is a certified yoga instructor and teaches acting, voice, speech, and movement. She holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and a PhD from the University of Oregon. Melissa lives in upstate New York. Learn more at

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Who Illustrated I Am the Jungle: A Yoga Adventure

Katy Tanis

Katy Tanis creates artwork for children’s books, clothing brands, fabric collections, and greeting cards. She splits her time between San Francisco and New York City, where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in ecology, evolution, and zoology at the Bronx Zoo. Learn more at

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Melissa Hurt's Book Dedication

For my daughter, Penny. May she always be happy and free.

Katy Tanis's Book Dedication

For my siblings, with whom I explored my first jungles on an imagined island in our New Jersey backyard.

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Book Details

Publication Date:
August 11, 2020
Illustration Details:
The artwork for this book was created using paper, watercolor, gouache, ink, colored pencil, Adobe Photoshop, and Artstudio Pro.
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