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The Promise
Author: Nicola Davies

ISBN: 9781406355598
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 7 August 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 25.0 x 0.4
Description:
A picture book of great beauty and hope about the power we have to transform our world.

On a mean street in a mean city, a thief tries to snatch an old woman s bag. But she fi nds 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, The Promise is the story of a magical discovery that will touch the heart and imagination of every reader, young and old. With poignant simplicity, honesty and lyricism, Nicola Davies evokes a powerful vision of a world where people and nature live in harmony. And Laura Carlin s delicate illustrations capture a young girl s journey from a harsh, urban reality to the beauty and vitality of a changed world.

About the Author

Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include A First Book of Nature, Ice...

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