Tenzin's Deer by Barbara Soros


Tenzin's Deer by Barbara Soros

Barbara Soros tells the story of a young boy named Tenzin and how he comes to care for a wounded musk deer. Drawing on the ancient wisdom of the Tibetan people, this story urges us to listen to our intuition and be courageous in the face of loss. It also offers a simple introduction to the principles of traditional Tibetan medicine.


'This beautifully illustrated story of a young Tibetan boy's efforts to care for a wounded deer aptly reflects the compassionate and caring values pervading Tibetan culture' - His Holiness the Dalai Lama'

About the Author

Barbara Soros is a body/mind practitioner who has used storytelling as an integral part of her therapeutic work for over twenty years. A student of Tibetan medicine, Barbara has also written and directed children's plays and facilitated workshops worldwide for children and adults on the theme of creativity and healing. Barbara has also written Grandmother's Song (1998) for Barefoot Books. Danuta Mayer was born and still lives in London where she runs a small shelter for abused and abandoned animals from her home. A vegan and animal activist, she has illustrated a number of successful children's books on a variety of topics, from Egyptian myths and legends to the Chinese horoscope.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 9


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Publication date

25th January 2005



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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