Wednesday, 21 November 2012

The Man Who Planted Trees
by Jean Giono

Just discovered an enchanting book  called The Man Who Planted Trees or
L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Jean Giono in my local book shop, written in the ashes of the second world war. It is well worth a read or even a watch, as in 1987 Frédéric Back turned it into a wonderful animation. I'll link to both below:.

Click here for a .pdf version of the book

Click here to go to youtube and watch the animated version.

There is even a world touring puppet show; more details by clicking here.

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