The Day the Buddha Woke Up

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“Rima Fujita brings the Buddha's life vividly alive for us with her exquisite sense of style and color, and her heartfelt appreciation of his gifts to the world. Reading it is a lovely experience, one people young and old should treasure.” —Robert Thurman


Rima Fujita Andrea Miller

The Day the Buddha Woke Up is a board book that will captivate children of all ages. It’s the perfect way to introduce young children to the story of the Buddha—the clear, gracefully written story puts the Buddha’s awakening into language children can understand.

The simple arc of the Buddha’s questions, his quest, and his ultimate understanding will provide a meaningful and peaceful story that children—and their parents!—will love returning to again and again.

book information
  • Board Book
  • 18 pages, 6.00 x 6.00 inches
  • $10.95
  • ISBN 9781614294504
about the author
The Day the Buddha Woke Up

Rima Fujita is a renowned artist who exhibits her work internationally and has published seven children’s books, including Save the Himalayas. Rima is a founder of Books for Children, an organization that creates children’s books in Tibetan and English, and has donated more than 12,000 book copies to the Tibetan refugee children in exile in order to help them preserve the unique Tibetan culture and language.

Other books by Rima Fujita:
The Extraordinary Life of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama – Tibetan Edition
The Extraordinary Life of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

The Day the Buddha Woke Up

Andrea Miller is an editor at Lion’s Roar magazine. She has edited three anthologies, including Buddha’s Daughters, and is the author of Baby’s First Book of Canadian Birds. She lives in Nova Scotia with her husband and two children.

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