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Book of Pages
1.  Book of Pages by David Whiteland
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  "Brilliant, funny, wise, ingenious, delightful."
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Wabi-sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
2.  Wabi-sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers by Leonard Koren
The list author says:
  "Definitive, concise: best book on wabi sabi I've read so far."
12.95   Used & New from: 4.33
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The Story of Ferdinand (Picture Puffin)
3.  The Story of Ferdinand (Picture Puffin) by Munro Leaf
The list author says:
  "Wise peace book, full of humour - loved it since I was a tiny child."
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Legacy of Luna
4.  Legacy of Luna by Julia Butterfly Hill
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  "Amazing, inspiring, courageous, uplifting - everyone who loves trees will love this."
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Free to Be Human: Intellectual Self-defence in an Age of Illusions
5.  Free to Be Human: Intellectual Self-defence in an Age of Illusions by David Edwards
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  "Shrewd and profound.  Wise analysis of our condition.  Helpful and memorable."
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Tao Te Ching
6.  Tao Te Ching by Lao Tsu
The list author says:
  "Favourite translation of a favourite classic.  Conveys the earthy and enigmatic quality brilliantly."
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Wanderers in the New Forest
7.  Wanderers in the New Forest by Augustus John
The list author says:
  "Fascinating herbalist's account of the plants, animals and people of England's New Forest."
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Spiritual Midwifery
8.  Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
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  "I would recommend this to everyone expecting a baby, to read and then keep for ever."
11.10   Used & New from: 7.54
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Le Petit Prince (Folio Junior)
9.  Le Petit Prince (Folio Junior) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The list author says:
  "Endearing presentation of insight and human wisdom."
5.46   Used & New from: 3.47
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For Your Own Good: The Roots of Violence in Child-Rearing
10.  For Your Own Good: The Roots of Violence in Child-Rearing by Alice Miller
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  "A book to change the way you see things. Honest, well-observed psychology."
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An Anthropologist on Mars
11.  An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
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  "I have learned so much from Oliver Sacks, and found this to be one of his most fascinating books."
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How Children Fail
12.  How Children Fail by John Holt
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  "Wonderful book on educational principle; about children and schools."
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Barefoot Journey
13.  Barefoot Journey by Sister Felicity
The list author says:
  "A Poor Clare nun writes about her life and vocation.  I love this book."
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Prieres dans l'Arche (Prayers in the Ark)
14.  Prieres dans l'Arche (Prayers in the Ark) 
The list author says:
  "Beautiful, unsentimental book of the prayers of animals."
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Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities
15.  Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities by Shay Salomon
The list author says:
  "Inspiring, informational: choosing smaller homes for bigger freedom and eco-responsibility."
15.95   Used & New from: 6.98

The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Yearling Newbery)
16.  The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Yearling Newbery) by Elizabeth Speare
The list author says:
  "Captivating story, full of compassion."
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As Chance Would Have It: A Study in Coincidences
17.  As Chance Would Have It: A Study in Coincidences by H C Moolenburgh
The list author says:
  "Readable, interesting, eccentric, wise; a most unusual book about coincidence and much else."
10.87   Used & New from: 0.01

Rudyard Kipling (Something of Myself) (Wordsworth Literary Lives)
18.  Rudyard Kipling (Something of Myself) (Wordsworth Literary Lives) by Rudyard Kipling
The list author says:
  "Kipling writes about his life and making his home in Sussex.  Readable and most interesting."
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Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
19.  Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
The list author says:
  "This has the wisest teaching about the management of anger I have ever read."
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The Summer Book
20.  The Summer Book by Esther Freud
The list author says:
  "Tove Jansson's Moomintroll books are treasured favourites, so is this story of a child and her grandmother."
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Poetry Please!: More Poetry Please
21.  Poetry Please!: More Poetry Please by BBC Radio 4
The list author says:
  "This and 'More Poetry Please' are the best poetry anthologies I've seen."
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Nothing Left Over: A Plain and Simple Life
22.  Nothing Left Over: A Plain and Simple Life by Toinette Lippe
The list author says:
  "The spare, cool tone of Toinette Lippe's writing is restful; an intelligent, thoughtful book."
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Unsui: Diary of Zen Monastic Life
23.  Unsui: Diary of Zen Monastic Life by Giei Sato
The list author says:
  "Life of Japanese Zen monks in text and paintings.  Delightful."
16.61   Used & New from: 6.54
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Vintage Spiritual Classics)
24.  The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Vintage Spiritual Classics) by Saint Francis of Assisi
The list author says:
  "The stories of St Francis and his first followers, Read it when I was 15; changed my life."
5.24   Used & New from: 0.01

Enough Room for Joy: The Early Days of L'arche
25.  Enough Room for Joy: The Early Days of L'arche by Bill Clarke
The list author says:
  "Uplifting and compassionate account from the early days of Jean Vanier's L'Arche."
16.80   Used & New from: 0.84

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