Quest of the Tibetan Bloodline
Written by Naomi C. Rose

A mystical culture. An ancient myth. An angry demoness. That’s what Pasang encounters in this enchanting and funny middle-grade novel. Pasang, a Tibetan-American boy, travels to 12th century Tibet. With great consequences at stake, he faces dangers and his own inner demons. Along the way, he meets a Tibetan mystic, a yeti, and other helpers to overcome obstacles in Tibet as well in his own life.

  • Written and Illustrated by Naomi C. Rose
  • Paperback: 173 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-0983633365
  • For ages 7 and up

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Agent H2O Rides the WATER Cycle
Written and Illustration
by Rita Goldner

Follow Agent H2O’s spirited romp through the Water Cycle. His fun journey and antics while eluding his nemesis, Scummy Pollution, will bring a smile to grown-ups and kids. Award-winning illustrations, plus the accurate science base will awaken children’s awareness of the natural world and prepare them for a STEM curriculum in school.

Colorful and whimsical illustrations.

Hardcover, 32 pages, 8.5 X 11
ISBN: 978-0997829808
Children’s Picture Book, Ages 4 and up
Published Winter 2019

Dancing Ants Press, Imprint of Dancing Dakini Press

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The Gatekeeper
by Rose Gordon

Gatekeeper CoverTinley, a Tibetan boy, studies with the Abbot of his small Tibetan village. Years later, the Abbot’s prophecy about the need to leave Tibet comes true, and Tinley embarks on the dangerous journey across the Himalayas, seeking freedom in India, where he became known as The Gatekeeper. 

Based on Gordon’s interview with Lama Tinley about his life.
Softcover, 112 pages
6 Black and White Illustrations by Naomi C. Rose

ISBN: 978-1522775096

Children’s Early Middle Grade book, Ages 5 and up
Published: January 2016

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Orangutan: A Day in the Rainforest Canopy
Written and Illustration by Rita Goldner
Dancing Ants Press, Imprint of Dancing Dakini Press

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When a young orangutan wakes in his nest of leaves, his day in the rainforest begins. He swings through the canopy searching for food, visits the river below, and encounters other Borneo wildlife—some of which create great danger. At day’s end, he settles into a new nest of leaves, ready for another adventure tomorrow. Also includes glossary and fun facts. More fun facts and related activities are available on Goldner’s blogsite.

Colorful and whimsical illustrations. A book to engage children in learning about the natural world and its endangered species.

Silver Medal Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Awards!
Award-Winning Finalist, 2016 International Book Awards!

This fun and beautifully illustrated children’s book will delight and captivate the early reader.
– Gary Shapiro, Ph.D., President, Orang Utan Republik Foundation Conservancy

 A great resource to address many of the Common Core Literacy Standards.
– Dr. Josephine Kelleher, Department of Teaching and Learning, Northern Arizona University

Hardcover, 32 pages, 11 X 8.5
ISBN 978-0-9836333-5-8
Children’s Picture Book, Ages 4 and up
Published Fall 2015

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Where Snow Leopard Prowls
Wild Animals of Tibet

Written and illustrated by Naomi C. Rose

Tibetan Wildlife Cover.2.inddFascinating facts and luminous painting of Tibetan wildlife and the Tibetan Plateau.  Snow Leopard, Wild Yak, Himalayan Tahr, and Golden Snub-nosed Monkey are a few of the amazing animals highlighted in this book.  Suggested activities included.

Award-Winning Finalist in the 2014 International Book Awards!

Hardcover, 32 pages, 8.5  x  11
ISBN: 978-0-9836333-0-3
Children’s picture book, Ages 4 and up.
Published in Fall 2013
Retail: $17.95 

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Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas

Written and illustrated by Naomi C. Rose


This award-winning book is a collection of three charming stories from Tibet. Each story provides an enchanting glimpse into Tibetan culture and leaves the reader with a little nugget of Tibetan wisdom. The engaging tales entertain with mystical beings, yaks, wild goats, horses, an enormous sow, and a yeti.

Written in a simple style, young and old will enjoy these fun and thoughtful tales. Naomi’s llustrations capture the essence of the Tibetan people and landscape. The book includes a map, glossary, and description of a Tibetan chant.

Foreword by the Dalai Lama
Written in English and Tibetan
Gold Medal Winner, 2005 Nautilus Book Awards!
Award-winning honor, 2006 Storytelling World Awards!

Hardcover, 64 pages. 12 X 8.5
Ages 4 and up.
ISBN-13: 978-1574160819
Published in 2004

Retail: $19.95

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Tibetan Tales from the Top of the World
Written and illustrated by Naomi C. Rose

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Another award-winning book of three beautifully illustrated tales from Tibet. A young prince, wise monkey, and magical guardian are some of the fun characters that will entertain and delight readers young and old. Each tale offers simple wisdom and kindness and exemplifies how to live in peace and kindness. An enchanting glimpse into Tibetan culture. The book includes a description of a Tibetan chant, a glossary, and a list of Tibetan wildlife. 

Foreword by the Dalai Lama * Preface by Richard Gere

Written in English and Tibetan.

Silver Winner, 2010 Nautilus Book Awards!

Award-winning Finalist, 2010 International Book Awards!

Hardcover, 64 pages, 12 X 8.5

Ages 4 and up
ISBN-13: 978-1-57416-089-5
Published in 2009

Retail: $19.95

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The Lizard and Other Poems
by Lori Bank


A magical collection of poetry, both seductive and wise, spanning Lori Bank’s years of thoughtful, playful, and moving reflections on nature, love, culture, and the sacred.

A book to enjoy again and again, for each reading will continue to reveal and enlighten. This book makes a unique gift to yourself and others! Includes 13 color plates.

Softcover; 80 pp, 8.5 X 11
ISBN-13: 978-1484848319
Published: April 2014

Retail: $18.95


There Is No Time
by Lori Bank


An evocative and enlightening essay on our perceptions and uses of time. Fanciful, personal, and historical, Bank’s brilliant essay gives us all a chance to become more aware of how our modern day experiences of time impact our lives.

Softcover, 46 pages

ISBN: 978-0-557-87122-3
Published 2011, Retail: $6.99
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