When a small girl discovers there was once a lush forest on the great gray mountain, she is determined to plant as many new trees as she can. And even though the blazing sun shrivels the new shoots and fierce storms wash away all her hard work . . . she never, EVER gives up.
A powerful and hopeful story about how one girl’s dream inspires a whole village and how, together, they can create something incredible.
About the Author
Caryl Hart is an award-winning children’s author who writes picture books and young fiction. She runs creative literacy workshops for schools, libraries, communities, and festivals. The Girl who Planted Trees won Teach Early Years Best Picture Book Award 2022 and was chosen as one of the best books of 2022 by the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Joseph Coelho. Her books are published in numerous languages all over the world. Caryl loves walking in the hills, cycling, and wild swimming. She lives with her family in Sheffield, England.
Anastasia Suvorova has been drawing, dreaming, and inventing stories since early childhood. She makes illustrations for books, magazines, and games. Most of her illustrations are created digitally, and she is inspired by shape and color, and the lightness and movement found in nature. Anastasia is very fond of reading and traveling, as well as of plants and flowers.