Little Sid
Little Sid

Little Sid

Written by Ian Lendler & illustrated by Xanthe Bouma
4 - 8
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Jan 23, 2018
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In this charming and accessible picture book, Ian Lendler and Xanthe Bouma offer a heart-warming account of the childhood of the Buddha. A spoiled young prince, Siddhartha got everything he ever asked for, until he asked for what couldn’t be given—happiness. Join Little Sid as he sets off on a journey of discovery and encounters mysterious wise-folk, terrifying tigers, and one very annoying mouse. With Lendler’s delightful prose and Bouma’s lyrical artwork, Little Sid weaves traditional Buddhist fables into a classic new tale of mindfulness, the meaning of life, and an awakening that is as profound today as it was 2,500 years ago.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    January 23, 2018
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    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
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