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The monkey bridge

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Publisher:
Knopf :
Pub. Date:
c1997.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 700L
Description
From the renowned author of The Rough-Face Girl comes an exquisitely rendered version of one of India's best-loved tales about what it means to be a king. In the heart of Benares, on the banks of the river Ganges, stands a tree with fruit so perfect it can only be called treasure. How the tree got there is a tale of two rulers--one selfish and proud, one generous and brave--one a man and one a monkey. Having studied the Buddhist tradition for decades, Martin is at his lyrical best in this fable of how a human king's greed puts a tribe of monkeys in mortal danger, while a monkey king's sacrifice restores peace to his kingdom. Exquisitely illustrated with watercolor and gouache paintings in the authentic style of Indian and Persian miniatures, The Monkey Bridge has something important to say about the nature of true nobility and leadership.  
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ISBN:
9780679881063
9780679981060
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.9, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 700L
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Grouped Work ID 2e1682b0-53c4-6f93-d17b-3fe8b2c2438c
Grouping Title monkey bridge
Grouping Author martin rafe
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-07 04:17:49AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-16 04:24:28AM

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subject_facet Jataka stories
title_display The monkey bridge
title_full The monkey bridge / by Rafe Martin ; illustrated by Fahimeh Amiri
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