Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha by Ian Lendler

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Read Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha Online Free - In this charming and accessible picture book, Ian Lendler and Xanthe Bouma offer a heart-warming account of the childhood of the Buddha.

A spoiled young prince, Siddhartha got everything he ever asked for, until he asked for what couldn’t be given ­― happiness.

Join Little Sid as he sets off on a journey of discovery and encounters mysterious wise-folk, terrifying tigers, and one very annoying mouse.

With Lendler’s delightful prose and Bouma’s lyrical artwork, Little Sid weaves traditional Buddhist fables into a classic new tale of mindfulness, the meaning of life, and an awakening that is as profound today as it was 2,500 years ago.

Title : Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha
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ISBN : 1626726361
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 40 pages


Kirsty rated it ★★★★☆

July 13, 2017

Lovely artwork with a great message for all children, whether or not their parents are Buddhists.

Kelly rated it ★★★★★

February 17, 2018

Check out this, other reviews, and more fun bookish things on my young adult book blog, Here's to Happy Endings! This book, wow. I loved it. Absolutely loved it. There's so much about this book that is important, especially in today's day and age. It's the kind of book that both children and adult...

Jeimy rated it ★★★★★

August 09, 2017

Gorgeously illustrated biography of Siddhartha Gautama's early years.

Baby Bookworm rated it ★★☆☆☆

January 19, 2018

This review was originally written for The Baby Bookworm. Visit us for new picture books reviews daily! Hello, friends! Our book today is Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha, written by Ian Lendler and illustrated by Xanthe Bouma, a story inspired by the teachings of the Gautama Buddha. L...

Ryan rated it ★★★★★

June 22, 2017

I am giving this book 5 stars. While I know that Buddhism is a practice of mindfulness and meditation in search of awakening, I never really knew how it started. Well, this book taught me a lesson. The story is simple, but one that I think will resonate with many children today. While the story i...

Amber rated it ★★★★★

August 15, 2017

The story of Sid is an all too familiar tale for many children. Parents would rather buy gifts and items than be present in their life. The story of Little Sid and his family was a wonderful reminder for parents to be present in the lives of their children and a reminder to children to speak up a...

Raven rated it ★★★★☆

February 13, 2018

I think I would have liked this better with less of a contemporary take on it/more realistic presentation. While I do not know for sure he didn't have stuffed animals, somehow I don't think he would have them or called them that. However, I understand that the text is for a younger, modern audien...

Molly rated it ★★★★☆

November 06, 2017

Though not historically accurate, it gives a great little insight into the world of the Buddha and makes the idea of happiness a more understandable concept for younger readers. I would recommend this to parents who would like to introduce them to concepts of Buddhism at a young age.

Kristin rated it ★★★★★

February 21, 2018

A relevant picture book for our times. Little Sid learns early on that money can't buy happiness, and he goes off on his own to find Happiness with a capital H. I found the telling interesting and direct, without being sticky sweet. And the illustrations are dreamlike and beautiful.

Linda rated it ★★★★☆

July 13, 2017

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