Drawn from Thomas Kinkade's bestselling Simpler Times, this collection of inspirational books celebrates the joys of simpler living and brings new life to a classic treasure. With practical wisdom and personal stories from the heart of Kinkade and the classic light-infused artwork that has captured the imagination of millions, the "Simpler Times Collection" resonates with the calm of the balanced life. In Just Around the Bend, the fifth title in Thomas Kinkade's "Simpler Times Collection," Kinkade shares his painted images of scenic paths, stone walkways, forest trails, and winding roads. His stories of exploration welcome friends, family, and fans to share his adventurous spirit. Even if readers are not ready to hike into unknown territory with only a sack lunch and the desire for a quest, Kinkade inspires us to view the everyday world through the eyes of an explorer. "If you are willing to let your spirit wander free, an afternoon at the art museum can be an unforgettable adventure. An evening with a good book can be a trek into the unknown. An hour spent with an intriguing companion can be an adventurous journey -- for what is more mysterious and full of surprise than the human soul?" This keepsake hardcover evokes times of anticipation and wonder, ideal for graduates, new parents, and anyone who looks forward to the surprises that are waiting -- just around the bend.