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

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

Lion Children's Books, 9780745960609, 46pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

List Price: 16.95*
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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 issue—among them sharing resources, the downfalls of pride, and the nature of true wealth—and offers insight on how they can best be resolved. Sensitively retold and accompanied by lush illustrations, these tales offer a glimpse of people of every background and reveal 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 Balit is has illustrated numerous children's books, including The Adventures of Odysseus, The Lion Illustrated Bible, and Zoo in the Sky.