The Man Who Planted Trees

By Jean Giono

This is the most beautiful book about trees ever written; more relevant to us today than when it was written decades ago.
~ Michael Morpurgo

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Publish Date: 1954

Children’s book.

An ode to nature in allegorical form, The Man Who Planted Trees tells the tale of young man who, during his journey across Provence and the barren plains of the lower Alps, finds himself out of water and is saved by the shepherd Elzeard Bouffier. Elzeard has chosen to live alone and reforest the region by planting acorns. Inspiring and heart-warming, this story remains relevant for readers of all ages.