The Boy Who Grew a Forest

The Boy Who Grew a Forest—The True Story of Jadav Payeng

By Sophia Gholz
Picture Books

Set on an island in India’s Brahmaputra River, this story follows the life of Jadav Payeng. He was troubled by the destruction being caused to his home by deforestation, so he started planting trees. This is a truly inspiring story about how trees and plants are important for the survival of animals, and how one person really can make a huge impact!

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region Asia, India
Genre Biography
Digital Format E-book
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  • 4 Entertainment Value
  • 3 Moral Value
  • 4 Educational Value
  • 3 Literary Value
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