The Lesson: A Fable for Our Times

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Original edition has sold more than 85,000 copies

Told in the charming, straightforward tradition of a classic fable, and illustrated as richly as a favorite children’s story, Pearson’s modern-day tale will inspire every adult facing his or her own life challenges.

From the bestselling author of A Stranger for Christmas, this richly illustrated story is a modern day fable for adults presented in a...

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Overview

Original edition has sold more than 85,000 copies

Told in the charming, straightforward tradition of a classic fable, and illustrated as richly as a favorite children’s story, Pearson’s modern-day tale will inspire every adult facing his or her own life challenges.

From the bestselling author of A Stranger for Christmas, this richly illustrated story is a modern day fable for adults presented in a storybook format.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879058623
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 1/26/2001
  • Series: Fable for Our Times Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 167,500
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Lynn Pearson is the author of more than forty books and plays, including Goodbye, I Love You and The Lord Is My Shepherd: Inspiration for Couples. She is also the author of a variety of poetry, musicals, and plays. She lives in Walnut Creek, California.

Kathleen Peterson has illustrated The Lesson, What Love Is, A Stronh Man, the Gift, Will You Still Be My Daughter? and Girlfriend, You Are The Best! She lives in Ephraim, Utah.

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On Robert's first day at school, he had a wonderful time. He swung on the swings. He sang with the other children. He listened to the stories. He loved sitting at a desk and smelling new paper and touching new pencils. And his teacher was very, very nice.

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  • Posted December 20, 2008

    I Also Recommend:

    One of my favorites

    This book speaks of facing life's challenges, the big ones and the small ones. In my opinion it is at its best when read aloud and with someone else to share the reading. The Lesson: A Fable for Our Times is a perfect gift, one that I have given again and again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2001

    A Wonderful little book to give or keep

    A book about the lessons life gives us the opportunity to learn - simple yet profound. Fast to read but the message will stay with you. Could change the way you think about your trials.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 1999

    I loved it!!

    This was a Christmas gift from a very dear friend, and I cried when I read this book. She gave it to all of the friends in our circle, and we all had the same reaction about this wonderful book. I am buying some to give away as gifts and am keeping mine close to remind me when I have a bad day the things that are really most important in our lives.

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