The Boy Who Would Be King

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  • Raymond

    A great little book that tells how Marcus Aurelius was trained to be a leader, a thinker, a learner, a reader, and a good person. The illustrations, by Victor Juhasz, are beautiful. This book will hav...

  • Jamie Fowler

    I bought it automatically as I buy all of Holiday's stuff. Was shocked it was a "children's" book. Was also shocked that it turned out *not* to be a children's book as I needed to read this today - an...

  • Luis Icaza

    ESSENTIALS Simple and focused, Ryan was able to summarize the most important points of stoicism and Marcus Aurelius. His Daily Stoic keeps reminding us how valuable marcus' teaching. ...

  • Eperdu

    I enjoyed this. I am a fan of Ryan's books, in general, but think he did a wonderful job with this book. In a talk he gave, he indicated how he wrote this book with his children. He would read them th...

  • Michael Bojarski

    Teach teach teach thisThis is a great story of a great ancient. To be taught to all youngsters a solid foundation in life. Well done Mr. Holiday. There is a need to a renewed effort and attention paid...

  • Odhran Molloy

    Designed I believe for reading to children, it's a well illustrated portrayal of Marcus Aurelius' early life. Some liberties are taken with the story to make it easier to understand for the target aud...

  • Brad Bevers

    Great short read for kids, love the illustrations. Kept my four year old entertained. This length was perfect, the pictures kept his attention, and he asked two questions while reading through - alway...

  • Anke Smith

    A beautiful inspirational book that carries a message not just for children but for Adults as well. This book could be one of those gifts one keeps on giving to family and friends with children. I fee...

  • Travis Hellstrom

    Powerful Example Simply WrittenI read this with an eye toward my son Dalai who is just 17 months old. I’m excited to share this with him as he grows older. Marcus’s example is a powerful one for u...

  • Dennis Geoffroy

    Short book with a good message. Will read this to my children some day....