We are huge fans of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafai, so we paired her first illustrated book, Malala's Magic Pencil, with one of our most popular items, the Tall Washi Tin Candle. What a great way to inspire readers of any age, with a beautiful story about vision and perseverance by candlelight. A fun gift for new parents, teachers, activists or anyone who cares deeply about making the world a better place.
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Malala's Magic Pencil Book
Written by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai and illustrated by Kerascoët, Malala's Magic Pencil shares the story of education activist Malala's childhood and the worldview that shaped her into the person she is today. This book is a wonderful read for people of all ages, and inspires us to think of who we want to be as a person and how we can make a difference in the world.
Tall Washi Tea Tin Candle
Made from Japanese washi paper, these candles are an elegant way to liven up any room or outdoor space. A perfect size for your home, this candle fits almost anywhere. Can be repurposed once the wax is gone. Click on Candle Details tab above for dimensions and burn time.
A candle and book set wouldn't be complete without an inspiring quote matchbox. "Let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality" Malala Yousafzai.
Wax: premium soy + coconut blend candle with cotton wick, no dyes or enhancers
Fragrance: essential oil based, click on the Fragrance Guide above for scent descriptions
Burn time: about 35 hours
Vessel: recyclable aluminum, easily refilled or repurposed when candle is finished. 3"W x 3"H
Gift Box: arrives beautifully packaged with a description of each product and a story card about the woman who poured your candle
Handmade Each candle is individually poured-to-order in our Easthampton, MA studio by women artisans who are former refugees building a brighter future for themselves and their families in the U.S.
Sustainable - We are always thinking about how our designs can be reused and repurposed. Prosperity Candle has been recognized 2 years in a row for its commitment to social and environmental sustainability by B-Lab's Best for the World list.
Fair Trade - We are an associate member of the World Fair Trade Organization and advocate for ethically made goods. What if every product you purchase not only makes you happy, but also helps make the world a better place?
Designed for Good - As a social enterprise prioritizing positive impact over all else, our candles help create opportunities for women refugees and artisans. We believe that equal opportunity for women and girls everywhere means a brighter future for all.