Zen Socks (Hardcover)

By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth

Scholastic Press, 9780545166690, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2015

List Price: 17.99*
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On life's journey...kindness is the key.

Leo and Molly love their new neighborhood. Most of all they love their friend Stillwater. The three friends are quite a team! From Caldecott Honoree Jon J Muth comes a story about sharing, another about patience, and a third about compassion. With warmth and fun, they learn from one another in the most surprising ways....

About the Author

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. Mr. Muth lives with his wife and their four children in New York.

Praise For Zen Socks

Praise for Zen Socks

* "Strikingly beautiful, and...perennially charming." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Lessons of patience, compassion, and sharing, delivered gently." -- Kirkus Reviews

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