Children's Book of Virtues

(From Amazon): The perfect companion to William J. Bennett's number-one bestseller; The Book of Virtues, The Children's Book of Virtues is the ideal storybook for parents and children to enjoy together: With selections from The Book of Virtues, from Aesop and Robert Frost to George Washington's life as well as Native American and African folklore, The Children's Book of Virtues brings together timeless stories and poems from around the world. The stories have been chosen especially for a young audience to help parents introduce to their children the essentials of good character: Courage, Perseverance, Responsibility, Work, Self-discipline, Compassion, Faith, Honesty, Loyalty, and Friendship. Lavishly illustrated by the well-known artist Michael Hague, these wonderful stories and the virtues they illustrate come to life on these pages. The Children's Book of Virtues is an enduring treasury of literature and art that will help lead young minds toward what is noble and gentle and fine.

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Print Status
In Print
Simon & Schuster


  • 1 Try, Try Again (Start of Courage/Perseverance)
  • 2 Persevere
  • 3 It Can Be Done
  • 4 The Little Hero of Holland
  • 5 The Tortoise and the Hare
  • 6 The Stars in the Sky
  • 7 Little Fred (Start of Responsibility / Work / Self-Discipline)
  • 8 There Was a Little Girl
  • 9 Please
  • 10 Boy Wanted
  • 11 Over in the Meadow
  • 12 The Little Red Hen
  • 13 The King and His Hawk
  • 14 Hercules and the Wagoner
  • 15 St. George and the Dragon
  • 16 A Child's Prayer (Start of Compassion / Faith)
  • 17 Kindness to Animals
  • 18 The Sermon to the Birds
  • 19 Someone Sees You
  • 20 The Honest Disciple
  • 21 Little Sunshine
  • 22 The Lion and the Mouse
  • 23 The Legend of the Dipper
  • 24 The Pasture (Start of Honesty / Loyalty / Friendship)
  • 25 George Washington and the Cherry Tree
  • 26 God Make My Life a Little Light
  • 27 The Indian Cinderella
  • 28 Little Boy Blue
  • 29 The Boy Who Cried "Wolf"
  • 30 The Honest Woodsman
  • 31 Why Frog and Snake Never Play Together

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