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An original retelling of a classic Taoist tale


Once upon a time, there was a tiny grain of sand.
Its life was rather boring, until one day it made a wish.
Suddenly the grain of sand found out what it might be like
to be something else – but is the grass always greener?


This rendition of a classic fable tackles an age-old question: how can you be happy with your lot in a world full of temptation? With bold, contemporary illustrations and a rhythmic and witty text, this book is funny, lively and wise.

The Tiny Grain of Sand by Benoit Tardif & Sylvain Alzial

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