A story about the thoughts and feelings of a toy bunny can’t help but call to mind The Velveteen Rabbit, that well-loved tale of a battered, longsuffering stuffed animal who longs to be real. Only a page or two of this book, however,... Read More
Although there are no explanations here of why the chicken crossed the road, this charming book of silly riddles pairs giggles with real information about hyenas’ laughter, crocodiles’ tears, and a dozen other features of the animal... Read More
Where do things come from? This engaging reference provides scores of answers—not to the delicately classic question of babies, but rather the pedestrian mysteries of crayons, jellybeans, and sneakers. In his first publication as... Read More
Picture the quiet celebration of a professional promotion, a fine restaurant, and impeccably solicitous service-from the entree itself! Mr. Maxwell, a successful businesscat somewhere in his middle years, “had grown unaccustomed to... Read More
An impetuous boy begins to realize the wisdom in his father’s peaceful reserve; a girl learns to see the beauty hidden behind superficial ugliness; a young man is compelled to practice compassion toward someone he had feared. These... Read More
Islam: surrender of the self to the will of God. This literal definition of a religion practiced by hundreds of millions of people sounds fearful to Western ears. But in this easy-flowing overview of the history of Islam, the reader may... Read More
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