Jonathan and the Tree by Gilad Goldschmidt
  

Jonathan and the Tree

Written by Gilad Goldschmidt
Illustrated by Esther Aivel

RRP £16.99

Synopsis

Jonathan and the Tree by Gilad Goldschmidt

Today, the mulberry tree spoke to me, said Jonathan at dinner, in a moment of quiet. His mother looked at him strangely, and his father coughed. His sister laughed out loud. Really, really, said Jonathan, his eyes filling with tears. Jonathan is a quiet little boy. He loves to dream and play by himself, and feels that the other children at kindergarten don't like him. One day, the mulberry tree in his back garden starts to talk to him. It tells him what the weather is going to be, and warns him of a fire. Their friendship deepens. But as Jonathan grows up, will he still remember the tree? This is a charming story book about love, loss, loneliness and friendship, and about how children can connect to places in ways that adults cannot.

About the Author

Gilad Goldschmidt was born in 1962 and was raised at Kibbutz Revivim in Israel. In 1982 he co-founded Kibbutz Harduf, the first anthroposophical community in Israel, including the first Waldorf school. He was the head teacher at the Harduf Waldorf School for fifteen years and still teaches history and biblical studies. He is Chair of the Association for Waldorf Education in Israel.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
60 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Gilad Goldschmidt
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Publisher

Waldorf Publications
www.waldorfpublications.org

Publication date

9th August 2016

ISBN

9781943582013


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