Bare Tree and Little Wind: A Story for Holy Week Mitali Perkins

Bare Tree and Little Wind: A Story for Holy Week

Author: Mitali Perkins
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Book Title
Bare Tree and Little Wind: A Story for Holy Week
Author
Mitali Perkins
ISBN
9780593234877
A lyrical, captivating retelling of the Palm Sunday and Easter story from National Book Award nominee Mitali Perkins, author of Rickshaw Girl, that is sure to become a beloved tradition for families of faith. Little Wind and the trees of Jerusalem can't wait for Real King to visit. But Little Wind is puzzled when the king doesn't look how he expected. His wise friend Bare Tree helps him learn that sometimes strength is found in sacrifice, and new life can spring up even when all hope seems lost. This story stands apart for its imagination, endearing characters, and how it weaves Old Testament imagery into Holy Week and the promise of Jesus's triumphant return. While the youngest readers will connect to the curious Little Wind, older children and parents will appreciate the layers of meaning and Scriptural references in the story, making it a book families can enjoy together year after year.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Mitali PerkinsPublisher: Waterbrook PressPublished: 02/22/2022ISBN: 9780593234877Pages: 40Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 8.70h x 11.20w x 0.40dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/07/2022School Library Journal 03/11/2022 pg. 1
A lyrical, captivating retelling of the Palm Sunday and Easter story from National Book Award nominee Mitali Perkins, author of Rickshaw Girl, that is sure to become a beloved tradition for families of faith.

Little Wind and the trees of Jerusalem can't wait for Real King to visit. But Little Wind is puzzled when the king doesn't look how he expected. His wise friend Bare Tree helps him learn that sometimes strength is found in sacrifice, and new life can spring up even when all hope seems lost.

This story stands apart for its imagination, endearing characters, and how it weaves Old Testament imagery into Holy Week and the promise of Jesus's triumphant return. While the youngest readers will connect to the curious Little Wind, older children and parents will appreciate the layers of meaning and Scriptural references in the story, making it a book families can enjoy together year after year.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Mitali Perkins
Publisher: Waterbrook Press
Published: 02/22/2022
ISBN: 9780593234877
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.70h x 11.20w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/07/2022
School Library Journal 03/11/2022 pg. 1
A lyrical, captivating retelling of the Palm Sunday and Easter story from National Book Award nominee Mitali Perkins, author of Rickshaw Girl, that is sure to become a beloved tradition for families of faith.

Little Wind and the trees of Jerusalem can't wait for Real King to visit. But Little Wind is puzzled when the king doesn't look how he expected. His wise friend Bare Tree helps him learn that sometimes strength is found in sacrifice, and new life can spring up even when all hope seems lost.

This story stands apart for its imagination, endearing characters, and how it weaves Old Testament imagery into Holy Week and the promise of Jesus's triumphant return. While the youngest readers will connect to the curious Little Wind, older children and parents will appreciate the layers of meaning and Scriptural references in the story, making it a book families can enjoy together year after year.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Mitali Perkins
Publisher: Waterbrook Press
Published: 02/22/2022
ISBN: 9780593234877
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.70h x 11.20w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/07/2022
School Library Journal 03/11/2022 pg. 1