Find out how a forest is made in this beautiful picture book written by Waterstones award-winning Sally Nicholls and illustrated by rising star Carolina Rabei.
Who makes a forest? A wizard, a giant, an emperor? Come on a walk with Grandpa to discover how a forest is made, and see how a thousand tiny things can come together to change the face of the earth… Poetically written by award-winning Sally Nicholls and beautifully illustrated by Carolina Rabei, this gorgeous book features a non-fiction section about the different types of forests around the world, their importance to our ecosystem and the impact of deforestation on our planet.
Sally Nicholls grew up in Stockton-on-Tees, and after school, travelled the world, working for a period at a Red Cross hospital in Japan. Sally's first novel, Ways to Live Forever, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and she has been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Costa Children's Book Award, and the Carnegie Medal, twice. She lives in Oxford.
Carolina Rabei is an illustrator with a BA in Graphic Design, and a distinction in the MA in Children’s Book Illustration from the prestigious Cambridge School of Art. Carolina's books have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, shortlisted for the Read It Again! award and featured on The Independent's list of 11 Best Books for 4 to 7-Year-Olds.
A lyrically written non-fiction text, with extra facts at the back
Written in a lyrical style with rhetorical questions to prompt dialogue … likely to stimulate further enquiry’
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