Zen Socks (A Stillwater Book) (Hardcover)

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By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
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Description


Stillwater, the beloved Zen panda, now in his own Apple TV+ original series!

On life's journey...kindness is the key.Leo and Molly love their new neighborhood. Most of all they love their friend Stillwater. The three friends are quite a team! From Caldecott Honoree Jon J Muth comes a story about sharing, another about patience, and a third about compassion. With warmth and fun, they learn from one another in the most surprising ways....

About the Author


Jon J Muth is beloved all over the world for his seven books featuring Stillwater the Panda, whose love and balanced approach to life always serve to make the world a better place for his young friends. Muth’s many enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts, Addy’s Cup of Sugar, Stone Soup, and The Three Questions, which the New York Times Book Review called "quietly life-changing." His books have been translated into more than 15 languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Muth draws inspiration from his life-long interest in Asian Studies, including tai chi chuan, sumi ink drawing and chado, "the way of tea."

Muth is also renowned in the world of graphic novels. He won an Eisner Award for his paintings in the graphic novel, The Mystery Play by Grant Morrison. He’s partnered with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Wake, Walter and Louise Simonson, and Kent Williams on Havoc & Wolverine: Meltdown, J. M. DeMatteis on Moonshadow and Silver Surfer, and with Stanislaw Lem on The Seventh Voyage which was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Adaptation in Another Medium. He lives in New York State with his wife and their four children.


Jon J Muth is beloved all over the world for his seven books featuring Stillwater the Panda, whose love and balanced approach to life always serve to make the world a better place for his young friends. Muth’s many enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts, Addy’s Cup of Sugar, Stone Soup, and The Three Questions, which the New York Times Book Review called "quietly life-changing." His books have been translated into more than 15 languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Muth draws inspiration from his life-long interest in Asian Studies, including tai chi chuan, sumi ink drawing and chado, "the way of tea."

Muth is also renowned in the world of graphic novels. He won an Eisner Award for his paintings in the graphic novel, The Mystery Play by Grant Morrison. He’s partnered with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Wake, Walter and Louise Simonson, and Kent Williams on Havoc & Wolverine: Meltdown, J. M. DeMatteis on Moonshadow and Silver Surfer, and with Stanislaw Lem on The Seventh Voyage which was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Adaptation in Another Medium. He lives in New York State with his wife and their four children.

Praise For…


Praise for Zen Socks* "Strikingly beautiful, and...perennially charming." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review "Lessons of patience, compassion, and sharing, delivered gently." -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Hi, Koo!* "It's a joyous addendum to the Stillwater books, and it overflows with the same characteristic tenderness." --Publishers Weekly, starred review* "Yields huge effect; in a word, magical." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Even readers who are not typically interested in poetry will be captivated by Muth's artistry in both words and images." --School Library JournalPraise for Zen ShortsA Caldecott Honor Book"Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and discussed by caregiver and child, Zen Shorts is a notable achievement." --School Library Journal* "Both an accessible, strikingly illustrated story and a thought-provoking meditation." --Booklist, starred reviewPraise for The Three Questions"Quietly life-changing." --The New York Times Book Review

Praise for Zen Socks* "Strikingly beautiful, and...perennially charming." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review "Lessons of patience, compassion, and sharing, delivered gently." -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Hi, Koo!* "It's a joyous addendum to the Stillwater books, and it overflows with the same characteristic tenderness." --Publishers Weekly, starred review* "Yields huge effect; in a word, magical." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Even readers who are not typically interested in poetry will be captivated by Muth's artistry in both words and images." --School Library JournalPraise for Zen ShortsA Caldecott Honor Book"Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and discussed by caregiver and child, Zen Shorts is a notable achievement." --School Library Journal* "Both an accessible, strikingly illustrated story and a thought-provoking meditation." --Booklist, starred reviewPraise for The Three Questions"Quietly life-changing." --The New York Times Book Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9780545166690
ISBN-10: 0545166691
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: September 29th, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English