Buddhist Books for Kids

Buddhism for kids

The Giant Turtle 大龜王

Translated by BTTS
Illustrations by Candy, age 9 
Bilingual English & Chinese

One day a child wandered among the mountains and valleys to pick wild flowers. She didn’t know she was walking on a turtle’s back.

A tale of kindness and great compassion: In a past life, the Buddha appeared as a giant turtle who slept so long that a mountain grew on his back, and people built houses and burned fires. Awakened by the pain from the fires, and wanting to cool himself, the turtle began to crawl toward the sea. But upon seeing people living on his back, and not wanting tom hurt them, he slept another thousand years and endured the pain.


Cover: paperback   ISBN: 0-88139-850-0  Total of 55 pages 
Year published: 2000   Age range: 5-8    Price: Free

Click button to buy book:

Click button to download sample pages from book: 


Email: buddhism4kids@gmail.com
© Copyright 2018 BuddhismForKids.net - All Rights Reserved