The Seed of Compassion
Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
illustrated by Bao Luu
Penguin Random House Canada, 2020
$24.99 (hc), 36 pp, ages 7 – 12
For the first time ever, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, one of the world’s most prominent leaders, addresses children directly, sharing stories and important lessons from his own childhood. With simple, powerful text and vibrant illustrations, The Seed of Compassion offers guidance and encouragement on how we all might bring more kindness to our world, inspiring young readers to create a world that embraces all of humanity with an open heart. Giving readers a glimpse into his journey from a sometimes naughty child to an internationally recognized spiritual leader, His Holiness invites children and families to nurture the seed of compassion that lives within them.
This book was included in Canadian Teacher Magazine’s Spring 2020 Issue.
Because of the difficulties in distributing new books to our reviewers across Canada due to Covid-19, this title has not been reviewed. It was chosen to be highlighted here because it looks to be useful or interesting, particularly in these extraordinary times when parents may be looking for resources to help their children learn at home. Please note that the description has been supplied by the publisher and is not an assessment by an independent reviewer.