Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha
by Jonathan Landaw (9780861716531)

Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha
Jonathan Landaw
Release Date: 01 August 2011
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 143
Category: Picture Books
Publisher: Wisdom Publications 3GF
ISBN: 9780861716531
ISBN-10: 0861716531

This is the story of Prince Siddhartha and how he became Buddha, the Awakened One. Beautiful full-color illustrations depict each major life event in the Buddha's life, awakening, and teaching. His message of nonviolence, loving-kindness, and unselfishness is movingly and clearly told in a way that children and their parents can relate to and bring to life in themselves.

"[One] of those rare books that no child's bookshelf should be without."?Light of Consciousness

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Reviews of Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha:

"Superb writing and illustrations merge to produce another of those rare books that no child's bookshelf shoiuld 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" (Wisdom 1987). This recently republished 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

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