Celebrate The Last Tree with Emily Haworth-Booth at Ottie and the Bea
18/02/2020 2:00 pm – 18/02/2020 12:00 am | Ottie and the Bea, 12 Old Dover Road, London SE3 7BT
About the Book
Once upon a time a group of friends were seeking a place to call home. The desert was too hot, the valley was too wet and the mountain was too windy.
Then they found the forest. It was perfect. The leaves gave shelter from the sun and rain, and a gentle breeze wound through the branches.
But the friends soon wanted to build shelters. The shelters became houses, then the houses got bigger. All too soon they wanted to control the environment and built a huge wooden wall around the community.
As they cut down the trees, the forest becomes thinner, until there is just one last tree standing.
It is down to the children to find a solution.
About the Author
Emily Haworth-Booth is an award-winning author, illustrator and educator who teaches at the Royal Drawing School in London, England. Alongside her children’s picture books, Emily is currently working on a long-form graphic memoir for adults. She won the Observer/Jonathan Cape/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize in 2013 and her short comics have previously appeared in print in the Observer and Vogue. Along with her sister, Alice Haworth-Booth, she is an activist with Extinction Rebellion.
When: Tuesday 18th February, 2pm
Where: Ottie and the Bea bookshop, 12 Old Dover Road, London SE3 7BT
The ticket price is redeemable at the event against any book purchase made!
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