The Coconut Monk

The Coconut Monk

by Thich Nhat Hanh, Vo-Dinh Mai
     
 

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On an island in Vietnam, a monk lives in a coconut tree, eating its fruit and playing with his friends, a cat and a mouse. All the while, a war is raging. One day, the monk decides to visit his country’s president. After all, if a man, a cat, and a mouse can live in harmony, why can’t a nation? But the hostile guards at the presidential palace throw the… See more details below

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On an island in Vietnam, a monk lives in a coconut tree, eating its fruit and playing with his friends, a cat and a mouse. All the while, a war is raging. One day, the monk decides to visit his country’s president. After all, if a man, a cat, and a mouse can live in harmony, why can’t a nation? But the hostile guards at the presidential palace throw the Coconut Monk in jail. Is there still a way for his message to be heard? Based on a true story, this charming picture book shows how unconquerable divides can be overcome through compassion and perseverance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937006174
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
806,545
File size:
7 MB
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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