Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 56
Weight: 238 g
Dimensions: 204 x 140 x 14 mm
"The Man Who Planted Trees...is really special to me - it's a book I give away to people a lot" -- Kevin McCloud * Mail on Sunday *
"A book for children from 8 to 80. I love the humanity of this story and how one man's efforts can change the future for so many" -- Michael Morpurgo * Indpendent *
"Giono's images of Provence have a hypnotic violence akin to Van Gogh at his most vivid, but he also provides a great story, not least one of love" * Mail on Sunday *
"Giono: he's a god. I rank him with Chateaubriand and Proust" -- Jean d'Ormesson
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“The Man Who Planted Trees”
Beautiful - not only in its storytelling but in the illustrations throughout. An important fable for all times and a wonderful gift for adults of all ages.
As inspiring as it can get, to show how one man can make a difference. I loved this little book.
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