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When You Take a Step

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About The Book

Each step leads to a new discovery in this evocative picture book about how mindfulness, peace, or change could be just around the corner.

To take a walk is to begin a journey. It can be an adventure or a chance to let your thoughts roam and be one with nature. It can be a time for daydreaming and pondering life’s many questions. It can be a time to reflect on the past or to stand up for a better future. So take a step and see where your journey will lead you!

About The Author

Adam Murguia

Bethanie Deeney Murguia graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with an MFA in illustration and has created numerous picture books, including Cockatoo, TooZoe Gets ReadySnippet the Early RiserI Feel Five!We Disagree; and When You Take a Step. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her two daughters and her dog, Disco. To learn more about Bethanie, please visit her website, AquaPup.com.

About The Illustrator

Adam Murguia

Bethanie Deeney Murguia graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with an MFA in illustration and has created numerous picture books, including Cockatoo, TooZoe Gets ReadySnippet the Early RiserI Feel Five!We Disagree; and When You Take a Step. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her two daughters and her dog, Disco. To learn more about Bethanie, please visit her website, AquaPup.com.

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Raves and Reviews

"Encouraging and curious."

– Kirkus Reviews, 6/15/2022

"Walking becomes an entry point into deliberate living in this meditative picture book.... Though the concept is simple—even a single step can empower—it uplifts via Deeney Murguia’s polished execution."

– Publishers Weekly, 8/8/2022

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