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Zen Shorts (Collector's Edition) (Zen)

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 103 Ratings and 103 Reviews

Book Description
"Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addy he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple sto... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic Press
BindingHardcover (12 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages40
Publication Date04/01/2008
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The Creators
About Jon J Muth (Author) : Jon J Muth is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jon J Muth include Mr. George Baker, Zen Shorts, and Zen Ties. Jon J Muth's highly acclaimed p... more
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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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9/2/2011 Naomi Hawkins Rowe said: I read this book to my children at least once a week, sometimes more. Dare I say I love the moral lessons of this book. And the illustrations are lovely.

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6/1/2011 Brian Ostrander

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9/25/2010 tyler stagg said: a really great book.
tags: I Read, I'm reading

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9/19/2010 tyler stagg tagged as: I Read, I'm reading

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11/7/2009 J.H. Everett said: See my comments on Zen Ties. A must to have on the shelf for fans.
tags: I am inspired by, I recommend, Inspired me, I read, I'm reading

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11/5/2009 Courtney Todd

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10/4/2008 Sharidan Williams-Sotelo said: It's Short Like Me. Now and Zen
tags: Inspired me

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10/23/2007 Melodie Ashley said: Love this book! It has powerful messages. Not only do I recommend it for children, but it has some lessons adults can appreciate as well.
tags: Inspired me, , I read, inspiring, spiritual, children, Zen

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