The Boy Who Grew A Forest

The Boy Who Grew A Forest

The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Book - 2018
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As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan : Sleeping Bear Press, [2018]
ISBN: 9781534110243
1534110240
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Harren, Kayla - Illustrator

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