Tales from the forest
By Ian Edwards
Produced to celebrate the International Year of Forests 2011 by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, with support from Forestry Commission Scotland, this book of folk tales encapsulate man's essential relationship with trees. A modern retelling of tales recounted through generations the book explores man's ancient association with the forest setting and demonstrates how the tradition of storytelling can teach us essential lessons of respect for our environment.
Illustrated with beautiful black and white ink drawings by Edinburgh-based illustrator Eri Griffin, this book of stories is one to be read aloud and shared in celebration of the beauty of our country.
Paperback, 60pp, 198 x 130mm, black & white illustrations