The Three Questions


Written and Illustrated by Jon J. Muth

(Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy)

Have you ever had a burning question about life?  Nikolai has three of them!

He is certain that if he can answer these three important questions, he will always know what to do in life. Adapted from a well-know story by Leo Tolstoy, author and illustrator Jon Muth retells this fable with a small boy and several animals, making it fit better into a child’s world (the original story was about a czar of Russia).   As Nikolai ponders these important questions he finds himself caught up in a storm.  When he finally reaches the wise old turtle who may be able to help him, the answers become clear.

This is a beautiful, thoughtful read for parent and child alike!

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