This engaging introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh will show you how one person can accomplish big things.
This colorful book introduces you to the world of Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the most amazing people of the twentieth century—and today. You will be inspired as you learn about Thich Nhat Hanh’s life—from his work to end the war in Vietnam, to his eventual founding of the Plum Village community in France—and his teachings about peace and "mindfulness" in the world.
Through enjoyable biography, activities inspired by Thich Nhat Hanh’s values and beliefs, and poems written by the teacher himself, Thich Nhat Hanh: Buddhism in Action will show you how to be braver, more caring, and happier in your own life.
About the Author
Maura D. Shaw is the author of several books for young readers, including the award-winning Ten Amazing People: And How They Changed the World, the historical novel Owl's Journey, and Gandhi: India's Great Soul. Her nondenominational handbook of Earth-honoring activities for parents and children, Celebrating the Great Mother, is popular with families and groups.
Stephen Marchesi has created numerous drawings for textbooks, magazines, and picture books, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington; Meet Abraham Lincoln; Mary McLeod Bethune: Voice of Black Hope; and Mars: The Red Planet. A graduate of Pratt Institute, his books have been on the Children's Book Council bestsellers list and on the Bank Street College Children's Book of the Year lists.