The Book Tree
When young Arlo accidentally drops a book on the Mayor’s head, the Mayor decides books are dangerous and destroys all the books in town! But thanks to Arlo’s imagination and perseverance, the Mayor finds that suppressing stories cannot stop them from blossoming more beautifully than ever. This timely allegorical tale will be a useful tool for starting conversations with children about the power of activism and the written word.
Key Selling Points:
- A TIMELY ALLEGORY: Celebrates the activist power of the written word and story-making while proclaiming the ability of just one child to make a difference in the world. GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED, COVETED ARTIST: Honored by 50 awards worldwide, a six-time winner of the Bologna Book Fair, and illustrator of over 65 books, Rashin Kheiriyeh uses her unique vision to create a visually arresting tale
- CRITICAL THINKING: Arlo's refusal to accept the Mayor's proclamation encourages children to think for themselves and fosters a positive attitude toward reading and books.