Introduce children to the importance of protecting the environment with this illustrated story book about deforestation and its effect on animals.
Join fisherman Finn and his dog, Skip, on their second adventure in this illustrated story book for young children, which teaches them about deforestation and what they can do to help.
Finn and Skip are on an adventure vacation, cycling through the towering rainforests of central America, when they notice that large patches of trees seem to have disappeared. The plot thickens when an unexpected guest arrives at their campsite—a lonely baby tapir. They feed their new friend, but the next morning they wake up to even more hungry animals. It seems something is afoot in the forest, and Finn and Skip set out to discover what’s going on...
This book is the ideal introduction to the environmental concerns facing our forests, featuring colorful illustrations and an engaging, light-hearted storyline, drawn and written by Brendan Kearney. Grown-ups and children will enjoy reading together and following the story of Finn and Skip, with its ups and downs, and pointing out all the different animals that Finn meets in the rainforest. They’ll also learn about how using ethical products can help save the animals. With its fun, quirky illustrations, Forest is the perfect addition to a child’s bookshelf. Young readers will love this picture book with a timely and ultimately uplifting message about protecting the world around us.
About the Author
Brendan Kearney is a children’s book illustrator and author represented by Plum Pudding Illustration agency. His first picture book Musical Mac was published in 2019. He is also the illustrator of the popular Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast book series written by Josh Funk. This is Brendan’s second book with DK.