Reviews

Praise For the Great Guiding Principles for Yoga Teachers

“Tom Lang’s concepts and techniques are valuable for anyone wishing to teach, coach, or speak publicly. He will help you to hear yourself with new ears.”
—Max Strom, author of A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga Master’s Handbook of Strength, Grace, and Healing

“Tom is an eloquent, inspiring and wise leader whose passion is infectious!”
—Hala Khouri, co-founder of Off the Mat and Into the World.

“There are great yoga teachers and there are great group leaders and it is rare to find someone who excels at both. Tom Lang’s book gives yoga teachers the essential tools to become great leaders and greater teachers!”
— Sarana Miller


Praise for Tom Lang’s Tales From Alaska

“Charming fables about Alaska’s wildlife that will delight all ages.”
— Heather Lende, NY Times bestselling author of “If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name.”

“Long time Alaskan wilderness guide Tom Lang has a gift for making you laugh and think at the same time. Tom’s little books tell big, witty and heartfelt stories…a must-have collection!”
— Bill Fletcher, Destination Marketing Director, Holland America Line.

“For centuries, across the planet, the art of storytelling has been used to convey important lessons from generation to generation. More than ever, we need new tales that convey the importance and wonders of the natural world. Tommy has done just that, by engaging the reader with eloquence and humor while delivering insightful, poignant lessons. A must read for educators, kids of all ages, and all of us who love a good story.”
— Dr. Scott Ramsey, Director of the Alaska Outdoor Science School

“With over twenty-five years of experience, Tom Lang has guided more guests through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve than any other guide in the Chilkat Valley. His approach is always fresh and wide-eyed. Tom combines his sparkling sense of humor with his love of nature to enliven this series of small books about Alaskan wildlife. The series is a fun way to learn about the Chilkat Eagle Preserve and its most iconic inhabitants- bald eagles, moose, salmon, wolf and bear.”
— Joe Ordonez, Author of “Where Eagles Gather, the Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska. “

“I love Tom Lang’s books! They make you laugh and learn at the same time. I read them to my river trip passengers and they always love them.”
— Christa Sadler, International River Guide and author of “Colorado.”

“As a long time tour director in Alaska I encourage my guests to read and learn to enhance their experience in this Great Land.  Tom’s books are one of the best ways to do that.  Enjoy!”
— Randy Hammond, Senior Tauck Director, Tauck World Discovery


More Praise for chapters in Tales from Alaska

coffee by Tom Lang

“…a deliciously satirical tale…”

The Oregonian

“COFFEE romps through the highs and lows of the Northwest’s favorite rocket fuel with sardonic speed…nimble, savory prose…”

The Register-Guard

“A ‘Days of Java and Roses” parody…59 hilarious pages.”

Willamette Week

“…an engaging story and it has literary merit. The book is a little like espresso. It’s small, tightly packed and full of flavor…as good as anything you find out of New York.”

Doug Dutton, Dutton’s Books, Los Angeles

read an excerpt from “coffee”
cat by Tom Lang

“Tom Lang’s CAT offers a deceptively deep and complex story in the guise of a simple tale about a reformed cat hater and his feline, Bouhaki. Lang paints his characters with deft strokes, sweetly hooking his unsuspecting reader’s heart.”

Shannon Brownlee
Senior Writer, U.S. News & World Report

read an excerpt from “cat”
eagle by Tom Lang

“Absolutely hilarious! By combining comedy with facts, Lang has created a unique and clever look at eagles and their private lives.”
Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center

“A brilliant mix of knowledge, humor and storytelling, EAGLE is a classic on the American Bald Eagle.”
Joe Ordonez, owner of Rainbow Glacier Adventures, Haines, Alaska

read an excerpt from “eagle”