The Three Questions, Part 2002

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Scholastic Inc., 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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With his stunning watercolors -- and text that resounds with universal truths, award-winning artist Jon J Muth has transformed a story by Tolstoy into a timeless fable for young readers.

What is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? What is the right thing to do? Nikolai knows that he wants to be the best person he can be, but often he is unsure if he is doing the right thing. So he goes to ask Leo, the wise turtle. When he arrives, the turtle is struggling to dig in his garden, and Nikolai rushes to help him. As he finishes work, a violent storm rolls in. Nikolai runs for Leo's cottage, but on his way, he hears cries for help from an injured panda. Nikolai brings her in from the cold, and then rushes back outside to rescue her baby too.
  

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Great artwork and good talking points. - Goodreads
Beautiful pictures and message. - Goodreads
The illustrations and writing was beautiful. - Goodreads
Also, what a great introduction to Tolstoy! - Goodreads
Amazing illustrations. - Goodreads
The book is short and easy to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Roland - Goodreads

Great artwork and good talking points. It reads like a kids book but I think the topics were over the head of my 5 year old. This is a good story and worth revisiting down the road. Read full review

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User Review  - Haroon Shareef - Goodreads

Great book.You will learn 3 important things from this book. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Growing up in Cincinnati, Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Jon J Muth drew and drew and drew, and painted. He had his first one-man exhibit when he was just 18 years old. In addition to his award-winning picture books for Scholastic Press, he is also internationally renowned for his comic books and graphic novels. Jon J Muth currently lives in upstate New York with his wife and four children.

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