Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth

Title: Zen Shorts
Author: Jon J. Muth
Illustrator: Jon J. Muth
Publisher: Scholastic (2005)
ISBN: 9780439199964
 
Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth is a retelling of three short Zen stories. The picture book promotes forgiveness, kindness, relationship skills & growth mindset.
 
Muth retells three short Zen stories. A panda introduces himself as Stillwater to three siblings, Michael, Karl and Addy. Over the next few days, the three children visit the giant panda. He tells stories illustrating Zen Buddhism principles.
 
Addy hears the tale of Stillwater’s Uncle Ry who gave an unsuccessful robber his old tattered robe. Michael sits in a tree with the panda who tells a story of a farmer with good and bad luck. Finally, Stillwater tells Karl about the importance of forgiveness.
 
Series: Zen Shorts (1); Zen Ties (2); Zen Ghosts (3); Zen Socks (4)

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