New York: Scholastic Press, 2005. Jon J. Muth. First Edition. red cloth over light blue-gray boards. Square 4to (11 1/4" x 10 3/4"), red "simulated cloth"/board spine & pale lime bordered illustration of a panda with umbrella by Muth (duplicated on dust jacket), illustrated throughout with colorful artwork created with watercolor & ink by author-illustrator Jon J. Muth, pictorial dust jacket (unclipped),  pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1142
With Silver "Caldecott Honor Book" Medallion on the cover.
Exceptional Condition overall! First Edition, later printing, of this every so cute precursor to "Kung Fu Panda" by Disney.
Jon Muth with Stillwater the bear presents three ancient Zen tales with universal themes of forgiveness, acceptance, and generosity. The volume is handsomely filled with cute watercolor scenes.