Conference of the Birds DEMI
Alexis York Lumbard, Demi
Hardback, 42 Pages
Suitable for Ages 6 and up
Late one moonless night in a far corner of the world there gathered a large flock of birds. They gathered in sorrow, since they had been, for so very long, deprived of a king. Thus begin the magical adventure of these wayfaring birds. With encouragement from their wise guide, the hoopoe bird, they overcome fears, physical hardships, and their own weaknesses in order to reach the heights of the mountain to meet their King.
Children and adults alike will relate to this inspiring tale about conquering one's faults and practicing the virtues of humility, patience, detachment from worldy goods, and courage. Lavishly illustrated and based on an 800 years old classical tale, this fascinating and beautiful book will delight children and provide parents with a wonderful tool for teaching children about moral development.