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The Children's Book of Virtues

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Publisher Comments:

The perfect companion to William J. Bennett's number-one bestseller; andlt;Iandgt;The Book of Virtues, The Children's Book of Virtuesandlt;/Iandgt; is the ideal storybook for parents and children to enjoy together: andlt;BRandgt; With selections from andlt;Iandgt;The Book of Virtues,andlt;/Iandgt; from Aesop and Robert Frost to George Washington's life as well as Native American and African folklore, andlt;Iandgt;The Children's Book of Virtuesandlt;/Iandgt; brings together timeless stories and poems from around the world. andlt;BRandgt; The stories have been chosen especially for a young audience to help parents introduce to their children the essentials of good character: Courage, Perseverance, Responsibility, Work, Self-discipline, Compassion, Faith, Honesty, Loyalty, and Friendship. andlt;BRandgt; Lavishly illustrated by the well-known artist Michael Hague, these wonderful stories and the virtues they illustrate come to life on these pages. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;The Children's Book of Virtuesandlt;/Iandgt; is an enduring treasury of literature and art that will help lead young minds toward what is noble and gentle and fine.

About the Author

William J. Bennett served as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President Bush, and as Secretary of Education and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Reagan. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Williams College, a doctorate in political philosophy from the University of Texas, and a law degree from Harvard. Dr. Bennett is currently a co-director of Empower America, and the John M. Olin Distinguished Fellow in Cultural Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation. He, his wife, Elayne, and their two sons, John and Joseph, live in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction

COURAGE/PERSEVERANCE

Try, Try Again

Persevere

It Can Be Done

The Little Hero of Holland

The Tortoise and the Hare

The Stars in the Sky

RESPONSIBILITY/WORK/SELF-DISCIPLINE

Little Fred

There Was a Little Girl

Please

Boy Wanted

Over in the Meadow

The Little Red Hen

The King and His Hawk

Hercules and the Wagoner

St. George and the Dragon

COMPASSION/FAITH

A Child's Prayer

Kindness to Animals

The Sermon to the Birds

Someone Sees You

The Honest Disciple

Little Sunshine

The Lion and the Mouse

The Legend of the Dipper

HONESTY/LOYALTY/FRIENDSHIP

The Pasture

George Washington and the Cherry Tree

God Make My Life a Little Light

The Indian Cinderella

Little Boy Blue

The Boy Who Cried "Wolf"

The Honest Woodman

Why Frog and Snake Never Play Together

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684813530
Editor:
Bennett, William J.
Author:
Hague, Michael
Editor:
Bennett, William J.
Author:
Bennett, William J.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Children's Literature
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Mores
Subject:
Human behavior
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Literature / Classics
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Conduct of life -- Literary collections.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Social Issues - Values & Virtues
Subject:
Literature -- Collections.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Teen Issues
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthology; Stories; Poems; Poetry; Storybook; Parents; Children, Bedtime Reading; Young Reader; Aesop, Aesop s Fables; Robert Frost; George Washington; Native American; African, Folklore; Native American Folklore; African Folklore.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
no. 9
Publication Date:
January 1996
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
112 4/C ILLUS THRU OUT
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
11.88 x 9 in 28.98 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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