The Lion Book of Wisdom Stories from Around the World (Hardcover)

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

Lion Hudson, 9780745960609, 46pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009



Collected in this inspiring anthology are 15 traditional stories drawn from a variety of cultures from all across the globe. Each tale focuses on a different key issueamong them sharing resources, the downfalls of pride, and the nature of true wealthand offers insight on how they can best be resolved. Sensitively retold and accompaniedby lush illustrations, these tales offer a glimpse of people of every background andreveal the benefits of learning from others.

About the Author

David Self is the author of several books on religion for children, including "The Lion Children s Treasury of Classic Verse, The Lion Encyclopedia of Christianity, The Lion Treasury of Saints," and "The Loyola Treasury of Saints."Christina Balitishas illustrated numerous children's books, including"The Adventures of Odysseus," "The Lion Illustrated Bible," and "Zoo in the Sky.""