Little Big Tree is the story of a little tree that decides to go his own way. In a forest where all the trees are bullied into growing tall and straight one little tree decides there may be another way. He lets himself grow naturally and adjusts his shape to accommodate forest creatures and to explore his world. When the forest men come to cut down the trees the little tree is left all alone. When all the other forest trees are happily taken away to fulfil their destiny, what will become of the little tree?
Shortlisted for the Chrichton Award for New Illustrators, 2010, this is a story about a little tree that decides to go his own way. Ages 3+.
Author: Tim Brown and Andy Geppert.
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