December 1, 2009

Tales of Wisdom and Wonder

Tales of Wisdom & Wonder
retold by Hugh Lupton
illustrated by Niamh Sharkey

Who put a tree in the middle of a desert? Did the fox cure a little girl's illness or was it the other way around? Will a pedlar follow his dream? Who is the most powerful man in the world? Can a blind man see more than a hunter? How will a farmer keep his gold? Which shepherd saw the greatest wonder?

For the answers, read this collection of enchanting folktales from countries such as Haiti, France, Russia, and Ireland. They serve to remind us of the mystery and wonder that fill our world.

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