Folktales, parables and proverbs from around the world--literally! Delightful, instructive, dramatic, humorous insights into life's joys and sorrows.
Containing simple truths, common sense, and the promise that people can benefit from past generations' experience, this book is a collection of 50 metaphorical folk tales and parables selected with a global perspective and retold by a professional storyteller. Includes traditional stories reflecting the cumulative wisdom of Sufi, Zen, Taoist, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, African, and Native American cultures. ages 8-13, large size: 11.02" L x 8.54" W