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This collection of folk tales, compiled by Rina Singh, encourages us to rethink our relationship with trees through the telling of fantastic tales filled with dancing palms, healing fig trees and magical cherry blossoms.
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'A perfect book for the thoughtful child about the trees that grace our world and the many things they can be to the creatures that live in them, admire and enjoy them. This must be a unique idea, to collect folktales of dancing palms, healing fig trees and magical cherry blossoms in appreciation of the importance of trees. If anything will plant the seeds of a yearning to protect our endangered forests, this book will.' --WaveAbout the Author:
Rina Singh was born in India, and came to Canada in 1980. She has a Master's degree in Creative Writing from Concordia University, and a teaching degree from McGill University. Before moving to Toronto from Montreal, where she lived for ten years, she taught creative writing to gifted children. A poet and artist, Rina has written several critically acclaimed books for children. She has given poetry readings in Toronto, and has exhibited her photography and artwork both in Montreal and Toronto. She teaches creative writing, art, and drama to children. For more information on Rina, visit her website www.rinasingh.com Helen Cann trained in fine art and illustration at the University of Wales, graduating in 1992. Since then, she has exhibited in both England and throughout Europe. Helen divides her time between Germany and the UK.
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002513830
Book Description Barefoot Books Ltd. Condition: Good. Sticker on cover. Ex-library, so some wear and barcode page may have been removed, but in good overall condition. Seller Inventory # Z1-B-012-00767
Book Description Barefoot Books Ltd, 2003. Condition: Very Good. Helen Cann (illustrator). Seller Inventory # U9781841489629