One day a boy happens upon a rabbit hopping past with a sack in his mouth. Where is he going, and what is he up to? The curious boy follows the speedy rabbit to a clearing of dead grass and dried-up shrubs, where he spies the rabbit and his animal friends planting acorns.Even the insects are getting into the act.
How odd, the boy thinks. What could be going on? But soon the curious boy becomes exhausted and drifts off into a deep sleep where he dreams of a luscious forest… and the mysterious voice of Nature speaking to him.
This book is suitable for children between 5 and 7 years of age.
This exquisite and charming picture book reveals how all life forms are connected, and how the little decisions we make today can have a profound impact on the future. The art creates a magical dream world you’ll want to inhabit.
Ayano Imai is the author and illustrator of minedition’s Aesop’s Fables, Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat, and Puss The Town. She studied Japanese painting, with a focus on mineral pigment painting, at Musashino Art University in Tokyo.