APHORISM: A brief statement expressing some general truth, bringing a new twist to an old saying. It means the same as “maxim” or “proverb.”

Who is the Beast by Keith Baker
Lola Koala and the Ten Times Worse Than Anything by Muriel Blaustein
Old Henry by Henry Blos
Chanticleer and the Fox by Barbara Cooney
Petunia by Roger Duvoisin
King Nimrod's Tower by Leon Garfield
The Little House From the Sea by Birgitta Gedin
Cherry Tree by Daisaku Ikeda
Nobody Stole the Pie by Sonia Levitin
Next Time, Take Care by Anne Lindbergh
Nicolas, Where Have You Been? by Leo Lionni
Foolish Rabbit's Big Mistake by Rafe Martin
The Proverbial Mouse by Moira Miller
The Magic Leaf by Winifred Morris
Monster Mama by Liz Rosenberg
Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say
The Changing Maze by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Molly McCullough and Tom the Rogue by Kathleen Stevens
Dakota Dugout by Ann Turner
Lost and Found by Jill Walsh
White Wave: A Chinese Tale by Diane Wolkstein