Australasia's Biggest Online Store

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

The Garden of Wisdom
By

Rating
Product Details

Reviews

"Entertaining, inspiring, thoughtful, The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East is an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to family, elementary school, and community library collections." --Midwest Book Review "Featuring Middle Eastern parables with a touch of Aesop about them, Michael Caduto's Garden of Wisdom rewards the reader over and over." --Gregory Maguire, New York Times best-selling author of Wicked, Mirror Mirror, Leaping Beauty, and After Alice. "Animals by nature know no borders, at least not by their own construction. Nature unites us, and The Garden of Wisdom is a fine place for us to meet." --Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle "Each story is told from the perspective of a unique culture of the Middle East, and yet tugs at familiar strings we all remember from stories told to us as children, reminding us that the earth and humanity's story are to be cherished and celebrated." --Magda Nassef (Cairo, Egypt), Consultant for the United Nations Environment Programme "The Garden of Wisdom is a beautiful way to enter the cultures of the Middle East through local folk stories, wonderful illustrations, and gorgeous photos. I will share this book widely to help promote mutual respect and understanding in the world. The Garden of Wisdom will make a perfect gift for every child and 'child at heart' in your life!" -- Shar n Benheim, Coordinator, Martin Springer Center for Conflict Studies, Ben Gurion University (Beersheba, Israel) "These stories, paired with the warm illustrations by Odelia Liphshiz, celebrate a shared natural and cultural heritage that bridges communities across borders, cultures, and politics. Our greatest hope for peace and environmental protection may rest with the next generation leaders, the young stewards of this earth." --Elizabeth Alling, President & CEO, Quebec-Labrador Foundation/Atlantic Center for the Environment "True wisdom grows out of both darkness and light, and while most will be familiar with the lessons of hardship that bind people throughout the Middle East, few will be aware that those same people share a single light. That light is Nature, and The Garden of Wisdom is a hopeful beacon to it. The wisdom of this book is a gift which reminds us that, wherever we are, the power of nature is ever at hand to guide us to a better place through the magnificent stories we tell." --Bill Kilburn, Program Manager, Back To Nature Network, Ottawa, Ontario (of the global Children and Nature Movement)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top