The Lion Book of Wisdom Stories from Around the World

The Lion Book of Wisdom Stories from Around the World

By David Self; David Self (Retold by); Christina Balit (Illustrator)

Lion Hudson, Hardcover, 9780745960609, 45pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

Description
A collection of 15 stories that brings together insights and wisdom from many cultures around the world.


About the Author
David Self is an Anglican priest. Born and raised in Toronto, he moved to Lesotho, one of the most economically challenged countries in the world, where he taught mathematics. Later, David developed a deep interest in contemplative prayer, in social issues, and in working with people on the fringe. Currently he is Team Rector of St. Paul's, a multi-racial, inner-city parish in Bristol, England.

David Self is an Anglican priest. Born and raised in Toronto, he moved to Lesotho, one of the most economically challenged countries in the world, where he taught mathematics. Later, David developed a deep interest in contemplative prayer, in social issues, and in working with people on the fringe. Currently he is Team Rector of St. Paul's, a multi-racial, inner-city parish in Bristol, England.

Christina Balit is an acclaimed children's book artist noted for her ethnic style. Of British and Armenian descent, she spent her childhood years in the Middle East, which gave her first-hand experience of many of the cultures from which these stories are taken. Her books for Lion include The Lion Treasury of Tales and Legends and The Lion Illustrated Bible.