In this companion to his bestselling The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff uses the lowly and self-abnegating character from A. A. Milne's classics to proclaim the social, ecological, and spiritual wisdom inherent in Taoism. He respects Piglet as the only one of the Pooh characters "to change, to grow, to become more than he was in the first place."

In contrast to the whining of Eeyore, the intellectualism of Owl, and the restlessness of Tigger, Piglet shows us "the power of the Sensitive, the Modest and the Small." These values — if only we heeded them — could make the world a less dangerous and destructive place. They offer an alternative to the bigger-is-better approach.

This handy little volume includes illustrations from the original Pooh books, reflections on other characters, and the wisdom teachings of Taoism.