The Day the Buddha Woke Up

The heart of the Buddha’s story in a handful of words—beautifully illustrated by a world-renowned artist.


Board Book

18 pages, 6 x 6 inches


ISBN 9781614294504

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eBook Bundle (PDF, epub, mobi)


ISBN 9781614294665

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“Rima Fujita brings the Buddha's life vividly alive for us with her exquisite sense of style and color, and her heartfelt appreciation of his gifts to the world. Reading it is a lovely experience, one people young and old should treasure.” —Robert Thurman

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 16:50 -- Dana Guth

The Day the Buddha Woke Up is a board book that will captivate children of all ages. It’s the perfect way to introduce young children to the story of the Buddha—the clear, gracefully written story puts the Buddha's awakening into language children can understand.

The simple arc of the Buddha’s questions, his quest, and his ultimate understanding will provide a meaningful and peaceful story that children—and their parents!—will love returning to again and again.