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Finished Reading: Zen Shorts

When Stillwater, a giant panda, moves into Addy, Michael, and Karl’s neighborhood, he tells them the most amazing stories!

He tells Addy the tale of a poor man who gives gifts to a robber.

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The Three Questions

Mom would be so proud. I said, “No, I have too much on my plate to be room parent. When asked for ideas of who might be wiling to do it, I suggested asking a DAD. 211 more words

Picture Book

Zen Socks

Author/Illustrator: Jon J. Muth

My rating: 5 of 5

Leo and Molly have a most interesting neighbor in their new neighborhood: a giant panda named Stillwater who lives across the street. 235 more words

Book Review

Happy Birthday, Jon J. Muth!

Hi everyone,

Today I’m celebrating an author-birthday with a picture book with a number in the title: The Three Questions by Jon J. Muth (July 26, 1960)! 181 more words


Zen Ties

I am very pleased to say that Kenan has the best taste in books. Anything he picks at the school or public library is well written, well designed, and usually some sort of an award winner. 292 more words

Family Adventures

Koo and the Dalai Lama Consider the Ant

Recently, I was shown this page from Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons by Jon J. Muth (Scholastic Press). The image and haiku are very sweet, and true. 142 more words

Haiku and "Hi, Koo!"

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The beautiful book with a similar-sounding name is Jon J. 49 more words

Picture Books