The Man Who Planted Trees: Generosity Of Spirit As A Source Of Happiness
Publish Date: 2007-06-01
Author: Jean Giono;Frdric Back
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Heron Dance Press, a small art studio in Vermont, offers this new translation of Jean Giono's timeless story. The text explores the art of living simply, of living in close connection with the beauty and mystery of the natural world, and the discovery of happiness through generosity and goodwill. The text is accompanied by the beautiful nature watercolors of artist Roderick MacIver presented in full color throughout. It also includes fascinating excerpts from ten years of interviews of filmmaker Frederic Back, whose animated film of The Man Who Planted Trees won awards all over the world including an Oscar. This First Edition was domestically printed to exacting standards on premium 100% post consumer recycled paper and is sized at 9.75 by 7.75 inches. This book is both a fine collector's piece and a unique, quality gift.