Scholastic, 2004 - Religion - 31 pages
In this retelling of a European folktale set in China, three wise monks trick a poor, frightened community into finding happiness by teaching them the magic of generosity.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Richer than some versions, in that there is the theme of neighborly happiness made explicit, as well as the simple theme of pooling resources. There's also an author's note that teaches about some ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
By far my favorite version of this timeless tale. We especially loved the water color, the Buddhist spin, and how the author/illustrator? taught us at the end how to study the illustrations in this ... Read full review