This collection is a treasure trove of the world's storytelling wisdom, ranging from the must-have favourites (Axe soup, Under the Banyan Tree) to lesser known stories that are at once compelling and unforgettable. 28 stories, re-told in Mary Joslin's elegant style are illustrated with eye-catching pictures, making this book a valuable addition to any bookshelf. Presented in a beautifully designed hardback cover, The Lion Book of Classic Wisdom Stories makes a thoughtful and lasting gift.
Publisher: Lion Hudson Plc
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 240 x 168 x 14 mm
Edition: New edition
"Parents will enjoy reading these stories aloud, and children will absorb lessons about wisdom, told with kindness, humor, and simplicity." --Publisher's Weekly
"Balit's stylized illustrations retain a folk-art look and reference the origins of each selection through clothing and landscapes. Overall, this is a solid addition." --School Library Journal