On a mean street in a mean city, a thief tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But she finds she can't have it without promising something in return - to plant them all . When it turns out the bag is full of acorns, the young thief embarks on a journey that changes her own life and the lives of others for generations to come. Inspired by the belief that a relationship with nature is essential to every human being, and that now, more than ever, we need to renew that relationship, this is a story with a strong green message. It features remarkable design and illustrations.
- Powerful and thought-provoking
- Themes: self-discovery, human interaction with nature, urban regeneration
- Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award 2015
- 48 pages
- accessible text, emotionally mature themes
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