The Little Lotus has heard the word wellness and isn't exactly sure what that means. The Little Lotus Learns About Wellness is a tender story of a mother teaching her child the many different ways to stay healthy in mind, body, and spirit. The simple text and humorous pictures will entertain while educating children ages 3-7 on the essentials of health and wellness. Author Maryellen Murphy Ruggiero is also the founder of Hip Healthy and Holistic, an initiative that is committed to promoting wellness, literacy and creativity. A portion of all proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to TargetCancer which funds research into rare and lesser known cancers.