About Whitney Stewart
Whitney Stewart will travel far for a story. She published her first award-winning biography after interviewing the Dalai Lama in India. She’s trekked with Sir Edmund Hillary in Nepal, interviewed Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, and traveled to China to write biographies of Deng Xiaoping and Mao Zedong. She is the author of multiple nonfiction books for children, including nine on mindfulness and wellness. Her newest releases are Mindfulness and Meditation:Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind (Lerner 2019); Mindful Tots: Rest & Relax and Mindful Tots:Animal Antics(Barefoot Books 2020); and Genomics: A Revolution in Health & Disease Discovery (Lerner, 2020), which she co-wrote with her geneticist husband Hans C. Andersson.