Books by Rafe Martin

Banyan DeerTHE BANYAN DEER—A Parable of Courage & Compassion
Illustrated by Richard Wehrman
North Atlantic Books

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The Banyan Deer, is a beautiful hard cover gift book. Suitable for all ages.

 “The compassion and bravery that the Banyan Deer demonstrates…is truly remarkable…in less capable hands, this story is instructive but hardly riveting, but in Martin’s it’s a page turner.”

           —Shambala Sun

A moving story of compassion The Banyan Deer highlights courage, triumph, and the meaning of wisdom. Beautifully illustrated by Richard Wehrman in a style reminiscent of the work of Eric Gill and Rockwell Kent, and elegantly told, this book makes an ideal gift for anyone facing transitions or rites of passage; for graduates, environmentalists, animal lovers, and anyone who wants a meaningful fable in a lovely package.

An Elephant Journal “Best Reads of 2010” selection.

The Banyan Deer shows that the lives of all living beings are equally important.”
     —His Holiness the Seventeenth Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje

“A sweet and sensitive story of courage, sacrifice and kindness.”
   —Dan Millman, author of The Way of the Peaceful Warrior