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The Boy Without a Name

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On the day a boy is born, his parents receive a visit from a wise man who says, "This is a very, very important boy, and I'm going to give him something marvelous one day, but I will have to give him his name first. So please don't give him a name yet." The story tells how the boy seeks and eventually finds his own name – and also discards and an old dream he doesn't want for a wonderful new dream. This book is one of a series of illustrated Teaching-Stories by Idries Shah which of captivated hearts and minds for more than a thousand years. Among the many insights this story gives children is the idea that it takes patience and resolve to achieve one’s goals in life. Mona Caron's beautiful watercolor illustrations embellish this unusual and captivating story.


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The Boy Without a Name
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  • $5.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables
  • Published: Apr 15, 2016
  • Publisher: Hoopoe Books
  • Seller: Hoopoe Books
  • Print Length: 20 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 3 or later and iOS 4.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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