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The Coconut Monk

ISBN13: 9781888375978
ISBN: 1888375973
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $10.95
Publisher: Plum Blossom Books
Published Date:
Pages: 40
Average Goodreads rating: 4.15/5 (2 ratings)

On an island in Vietnam, a monk lives in a coconut tree, eating its fruit and playing with his friends, a cat and a mouse. All the while, a war is raging. One day, the monk decides to visit his country’s president. After all, if a man, a cat, and a mouse can live in harmony, why can’t a nation? But the hostile guards at the presidential palace throw the Coconut Monk in jail. Is there still a way for his message to be heard? Based on a true story, this charming picture book shows how unconquerable divides can be overcome through compassion and perseverance.