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The Barefoot Book of Buddhist Tales

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By Sherab Chodzin (Retold by), Alexandra Kohn (Retold by), Marie Cameron (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781846868245
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Barefoot Books - April 1st, 2012

A very entertaining, beautifully illustrated bedtime, story-time book. The symbolism will inspire thoughts and questions to ponder about life, such as generosity, compassion and a sense of humor. One common thread is about generosity over trying to find fulfillment in foolish self-interests and possessions. ~ Reviewed by Fran Tobia


The Birds of Bethlehem

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By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257803
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 30th, 2012

An inventive and fresh Nativity story told from a bird's-eye view. The birds of Bethlehem gather on the first Christmas morning to share the exciting news that something extraordinary is coming and they fly to the stable where a child has been born. Beautiful illustrations provide the perfect backdrop to this simple yet powerful story. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


All Creatures Great And Small

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By Naoko Stoop (Illustrator)
$6.95
ISBN: 9781402785818
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - March 6th, 2012

The classic poem is beautifully illustrated with unique and fun illustrations. Soft tones accent the adventures of a little girl and her monkey friend as they experience the adventures told by the text. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Chanukah Lights

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By Michael J. Rosen, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
$34.99
ISBN: 9780763655334
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2011

By Michael J. Rosen and Robert Sabuda. A beautiful gift book that follows the Festival of Lights through place and time. Inspired by the authors' reverent poem, the pop-ups are striking and depict each Night's menorah in a different scene. A stunning collaboration. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica

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By Kathleen Norris, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142411117
Availability: Special Order
Published: Puffin - January 20th, 2011

The story of twins, Benedict and Scholastica (founders of the Rule of St. Benedict) is a wonderfully told tale told in fantastic detailed text and dePaola's magnificent illustrations. A beautiful story of love, devotion and inspiration for all ages, backgrounds, and interests. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Grandad's Prayers of the Earth

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By Douglas Wood, P.J. Lynch (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763646752
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Candlewick - September 22nd, 2009

A touching tribute to one boy's grandfather whom he remembers for teaching gentle lessons about the earth, and whom he remembers as he sits alone one day in the forest.


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