My Day with the Dalai Lama

My Day with the Dalai Lama
A Coloring Book for All Ages
Written by Travis Hellstrom
Illustrated by Leighanna Hoyle

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Historical; Juvenile Nonfiction - Crafts & Hobbies
Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale Date: January 31, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-57826-639-5

If you can spend the day with anyone in the world, who would it be? And what would you do together? My Day with the Dalai Lama shows what it would be like when a boy chooses the Dalai Lama for his companion. My Day with the Dalai Lama has 60+ pages of illustrations and texts inspired by the Dalai Lama's teachings made accessible for all ages.


Travis Hellstrom is a writer and founder of Advance Humanity ( After graduating from college with a degree in Pre-Med/Biology, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mongolia from 2008–2011, where he worked with local hospitals and clinics in the eastern steppe of Mongolia to help doctors, nurses and residents improve the overall health in the community. Currently, he is a graduate student at World Learning/The School for International Training. Travis currently travels between Mongolia and the United States with his wife Tunga.  You can visit his website at

Leighanna Hoyle is an author and illustrator who lives in Charlotte, NC with her wonderful husband and amazing pets. She spends most of her time crafting, including drawing, painting and sewing in her in-home studio. The rest of her time is spent with her pets, like her awesome dog Sarge and the reptiles that she rescues. Other coloring books she has done include Dinosaur Circus and Mysterious Creatures.