author/illustrator: Ken Wilson-Max
Eve loves living next to a forest because it means being close to her favorite baobab trees. Doing her best to imitate them, Eve practices patience. She feeds and shelters birds, just as her beloved trees do, stretching toward the sky as if her arms were branches. Eve longs to communicate with the leafy giants she admires, and while she canít become a tree, she can contribute to the beauty of the forestójust like her dad and grandma before heróby nurturing her very own baobab seedling. Thoughtful text, intimate illustrations, and abundant back matter gently introduce the concept of land stewardship and the joys of giving back. Ken Wilson-Maxís picture book companion to Astro Girl celebrates reciprocity while honoring our connection to our own branching family trees.
In a tender celebration of family tradition, a little girl becomes an environmental steward to express her love for all things leafy and green.