Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha (Wisdom Children's Book)

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9780861710164: Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha (Wisdom Children's Book)

This children's title shows in wonderfully intricate and vivid illustrations a tale of this religious founder's childhood. A message of kindness, love, and unselfishness.

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About the Author:

Jonathan Landaw was born in New Jersey and has traveled the world since 1970. He spent six years living in northern India studying Tibetan Buddhism and is the editor and author of a number of Buddhist books, including Wisdom Energy, Introduction to Tantra, and Buddhism for Dummies. He lives in Santa Cruz, California.

A long-time student of Tibetan Buddhism, Janet Brooke lives in Los Gatos, California.

Review:

"Highly recommended." (Mid-West Book Review)

"Superb writing and illustrations merge to produce another of those rare books that no child's bookshelf should be without." (Light of Consciousness)

"The early life of the Indian prince is presented with enough simplicity that a young reader has no trouble identifying with a child who lived long ago and far away." (Tricycle)

"The fascinating story of the Buddha has been narrated so vividly as to inspire the imagination of children of all ages." (East and West)

"A must-have on the list of any parent interested in exposing a child to the basics of Buddhism is Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha. This work is a movingly simple retelling of the story of the Buddha's birth and enlightenment. Written by Buddhist scholar Jonathan Landaw, with vivid watercolors by artist Janet Brooke, the book is written in language preschoolers can easily absorb, laid out in short chapters perfect for bedtime reading. A companion coloring book includes line drawings of each of the images." (Beliefnet.com)

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