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Zen Happiness - by Jon J Muth (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 32

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Social Topics

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Age Range: 4-8 Years

Book theme: Emotions & Feelings

Author: Jon J Muth

Language: English

TCIN: 54205758
UPC: 9781338346022
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-1121

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Distinctions and Praise forZen Shorts

A Caldecott Honor Book
\Book Sense Book of the Year Award
\NAIBA Book of the Year Award
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
\New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

* "Both an accessible, strikingly illustrated story and a thought-provoking meditation." --Booklist, starred review
* "Every word and image comes to make as perfect a picture book as can be." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and discussed by caregiver and child, Zen Shortsis a notable achievement." --School Library Journal

Distinctions and Praise forZen Ties
NAIBA Book of the Year Award
Children's and Teen Choice Book Award Winner
\Cybils Picture Book Award Finalist
A Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Year

* "Muth's brush is as sure as ever; Stillwater's big, blunt paws and hunched-over listening posture are irresistible, and Miss Whitaker's delicate face and snow-white hair beautifully counterpoint the vignettes of youthful play." --Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"The pleasure, as always, is with Muth's irresistible storytelling, both visual and textual...The story's theme of intergenerational kindness is tender, and the text is infused with bits of haiku, wordplay and small lessons that charmingly avoid didacticism. A welcome return." --Kirkus Reviews

"A rich and wonderful offering." --School Library Journal

Distinctions and Praise forZen Ghosts
A Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

* "Muth's art remains strikingly beautiful, and Stillwater is perennially charming." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A beautiful, contemplative offering." --Booklist
"Breathtaking... The book functions on many levels... and succeeds spectacularly on all of them." -- School Library Journal

Distinctions and Praise forZen Socks
An Amazon Editors' Children's Book of the Year

* "Strikingly beautiful... perennially charming." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Lessons of patience, compassion, and sharing, delivered gently." --Kirkus Reviews

Distinctions and Praise forHi, Koo!
New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
A Parents' Choice Award Gold Medal Winner
A Cybils Award Poetry Finalist

* "It's a joyous addendum to the Stillwater books, and it overflows with the same characteristic tenderness." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Yields huge effect; in a word, magical." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Even readers who are not typically interested in poetry will be captivated by Muth's artistry in both words and images." -- School Library Journal

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