|Author:||Jon J. Muth|
The wisdom of Zen in an exciting new book by Caldecott honoree Jon J Muth!
Leo and Molly love their new neighborhood. Best of all is their friend Stillwater, a giant panda who lives across the way! And the three friends are quite a team! Stillwater teaches Molly about patience. Leo teaches Stillwater about sharing. And Molly shows how one act of kindness can make a world of difference.
Jon J Muth's warm, compassionate stories and light-filled pictures are tinged with the wisdom of Zen. Whether young or old, we all learn from one another in the most surprising ways . . .
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Praise for "Hi, Koo!" * "It's a joyous addendum to the Stillwater books, and it overflows with the same characteristic tenderness." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review * "Yields huge effect; in a word, magical." --"Kirkus Reviews," starred review "Even readers who are not typically interested in poetry will be captivated by Muth's artistry in both words and images." --"School Library Journal" Praise for "Zen Shorts" A Caldecott Honor Book "Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and discussed by caregiver and child, "Zen Shorts" is a notable achievement." --"School Library Journal" * "Both an accessible, strikingly illustrated story and a thought-provoking meditation." --"Booklist," starred review Praise for "The Three Questions" "Quietly life-changing." --"The New York Times Book Review"
Jon J Muth has written and illustrated many enchanting picture books, including his Caldecott Honor book "Zen Shorts" and its sequel, the "New York Times" bestselling picture book "Zen Ties." Other beloved titles from Jon include the "New York Times" bestseller "Hi, Koo!," "The Three Questions," "Gershon's Monster" by Eric Kimmel, and "The Christmas Magic" by Lauren Thompson. Muth lives in upstate New York with his wife and four children.