The Girl Who Talked to Trees
Natasha Farrant, Lydia Corry
Magical interlinked stories about what one girl learns from talking to trees throughout Time and from around the world in a sumptuous gift book presentation. From the team who brought you Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror, Costa Book Award winning Natasha Farrant and Lydia Corry.
Olive’s best friend is a four-hundred-year-old oak tree, and it is in danger. As she tumbles into its magic world, she makes it a promise. From deep roots to high branches, a Persian garden to an underwater forest, from tulip trees to wild apple to vengeful box, she listens to the trees telling stories for all time. And she keeps her promise.
With a conservation message and facts about tree science alongside the magic and wonder of seven beautifully imagined original stories, this full-colour gift book enchants and reminds us of the importance of trees in our lives.
‘Terrific and inspirational’ Irish Times
'A nature-lover's treat' * Sunday Times * 'The environmental message is beautifully mirrored by Corry's lush illustrations of the natural world' * The Bookseller * 'A magic realist sequence of linked talks in which various species give up their secrets to Olive, so she emerges strong enough to defend them all' * Observer * 'A beautiful book to share with a class' * Books for Topics * 'Told with elegance and wit by Costa winner Farrant' * i newspaper *
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