Debut children’s author Kate Parker is a visual artist and theatre maker who is inspired to support positive environmental change on our planet. Here she creatively shares her vision of reforesting Aotearoa, one seedling at a time.
Kōwhai and the Giants is a bitter/sweet story about the decimation of Aotearoa’s mighty forests following human habitation. But it is also a story of hope. While Kōwhai may be small and alone, her actions will bring about change and soon, she will be joined by others.
Kōwhai and the Giants asks the reader to listen with all their senses to their natural surroundings and to discover Kōwhai’s call for themselves. A wise and beautifully told fable, its compelling narrative will kindle a desire to spend time in nature, search for seeds and to grow native plants and trees - a hopeful picture of the future for children aged four to ten and their caregivers.
With every purchase, 40% ($12 per book) will benefit Forest & Bird, so we can keep protecting our wildlife and wild places here in Aotearoa.
Please note this book will be shipped to you directly from our supplier and will arrive separately from other items in your order.