Popular Preorders

Hello, Tree (Hardcover)

Pre-Order Now Badge
Hello, Tree Cover Image
By Ana Crespo, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator)
$18.99
Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now

Description


Inspired by the 2013 Black Forest fire and told from the viewpoint of a tree watching its home destroyed, Hello, Tree is about the kinship between humans and nature, and preservation of the environment.

It was a swallow who called it first.
“Fire’s coming!”
And the animals ran away.
Even the insects tried to flee.
The girl and her family left, too.
All I could do…was wait.
 
When a wildfire comes roaring into the forest, all the animals and humans flee. But all the tree can do is wait. Wait until many days and nights pass. Wait until the fire loses the battle. And wait until the forest is still before the forest can be reborn and the animals and the girl can come back.

 

About the Author


Ana Crespo’s favorite pastime is traveling around the country, visiting some of the most beautiful places around. She has visited all lower forty-eight states and many national parks. In 2013, she was returning home from her native Brazil when she saw the smoke that indicated the beginning of the Black Forest fire in Colorado. This story is inspired by what came after. Find out more about Ana at AnaCrespoBooks.com.

Dow Phumiruk (last name pronounced Poo' mee ruck) is a pediatrician who has found her passion in creating children's books. She's the illustrator of many children's book, including Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines and Counting on Katherine. She lives in Colorado with her husband, three artistic daughters, and a handful of small pets.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316425261
ISBN-10: 0316425265
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 14th, 2021
Pages: 40
Language: English

Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

DO NOT MISS THIS ONE -- On many "best of...." lists. A rich, deeply memorable debut from Aussie Charlotte McConaghy, Migrations tells multiple stories of a young woman, the Arctic Tern species and the slowly changed world without birds, fish and most other animals. Weaving in and out of Franny’s life is her complicated past life, her unorthodox marriage to ornithologist Niall and her constant self-doubt possibly bordering on madness. Set in Ireland, the Arctic and in the grand oceans of the world, the soothing calm, the violent storms and the vastness of the earth’s water ways also act as characters in this unforgettable, lyrical and beautifully crafted story. Be ready to stay with the book’s characters well beyond the final sentence. Stunning!