Zen Socks (a Stillwater Book)

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.7 X 11.1 X 0.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780545166690

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About the Author

Jon J Muth is beloved all over the world for his seven books featuring Stillwater the Panda, whose love and balanced approach to life always serve to make the world a better place for his young friends. Muth's many enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts, Addy's Cup of Sugar, Stone Soup, and The Three Questions, which the New York Times Book Review called quietly life-changing. His books have been translated into more than 15 languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Muth draws inspiration from his life-long interest in Asian Studies, including tai chi chuan, sumi ink drawing and chado, the way of tea.Muth is also renowned in the world of graphic novels. He won an Eisner Award for his paintings in the graphic novel, The Mystery Play by Grant Morrison. He's partnered with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Wake, Walter and Louise Simonson, and Kent Williams on Havoc & Wolverine: Meltdown, J. M. DeMatteis on Moonshadow and Silver Surfer, and with Stanislaw Lem on The Seventh Voyage which was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Adaptation in Another Medium. He lives in New York State with his wife and their four children. Jon J Muth is beloved all over the world for his seven books featuring Stillwater the Panda, whose love and balanced approach to life always serve to make the world a better place for his young friends. Muth's many enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts, Addy's Cup of Sugar, Stone Soup, and The Three Questions, which the New York Times Book Review called quietly life-changing. His books have been translated into more than 15 languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Muth draws inspiration from his life-long interest in Asian Studies, including tai chi chuan, sumi ink drawing and chado, the way of tea.Muth is also renowned in the world of graphic novels. He won an Eisner Award for his paintings in the graphic novel, The Mystery Play by Grant Morrison. He's partnered with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Wake, Walter and Louise Simonson, and Kent Williams on Havoc & Wolverine: Meltdown, J. M. DeMatteis on Moonshadow and Silver Surfer, and with Stanislaw Lem on The Seventh Voyage which was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Adaptation in Another Medium. He lives in New York State with his wife and their four children.

Reviews

Praise for Zen Socks

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

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



Praise for Hi, Koo!

* "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


Praise for Zen Shorts

A Caldecott Honor Book

"Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and discussed by caregiver and child, Zen Shorts is a notable achievement." --School Library Journal

* "Both an accessible, strikingly illustrated story and a thought-provoking meditation." --Booklist, starred review


Praise for The Three Questions

"Quietly life-changing." --The New York Times Book Review
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