What would happen if a tree in your neighborhood decided it was tired of standing in the same place and wanted to move somewhere else? With humor and insight, mystery author James Church takes children (ages 3 to 7) along on a poetic journey as the leaves, the birds, and the squirrels attempt to convince such a tree they will be lonely if it goes away. In the end, their gentle logic and their message of friendship and love are convincing. In these troubled times, it is good for children to know that the closeness of family and friends is precious.
James Church writes about the need for caring and support during times of need. It seems especially appropriate during the COVID-19 pandemic, when many are feeling isolation, loneliness, and despair. He points out that the love provided by our friends and family can help us get through any difficult experience. I highly recommend Trees Are Never Lonely
“This gorgeously-illustrated children’s book reminds us we are never alone when we feel our connection to the myriad forms of life around us. I can’t think of a more important lesson for our times.”