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The Peaceable Kingdom and The Peaceable Forest

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in blog | 3 comments

The Peaceable Kingdom and The Peaceable Forest

When my editor first proposed the name, The Peaceable Forest, India’s Tale of Kindness to Animals, for my book, I hesitated. “I don’t know. I really like the subtitle, but I’m not so sure about the word Peaceable in the title. It is not a word children will know, and it is not used in modern English. Let me spend a day or two thinking it over and I’ll call you back.” Up until that point, my only encounter with the word ‘peaceable’ had been Edward Hick’s famous painting known as The Peaceable Kingdom. I did a little research....

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