The Wise Washerman by Deborah Froese
A Folktale from Burma

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Centering on the universal tendency to overlook the obvious in search of the extraordinary, this sublime retelling of a Burmese folktale combines myth and legend into an inspiring tale for our time. With a harmonious blend of motion and color, detailed paintings underscore the story's transcendent theme. Full color.

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Published September 1, 1996 by Hyperion (Juv).
Genres: Children's Books.

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`If I might beg your pardon, it's your elephant.' "" Like all the legendary kings, the potter announces, this king deserves to ride a white elephant rather than his dingy gray one.

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