The Boy Who Grew A Forest

By Sophia Gholz
Picture Books

A little boy saw the dead landscape around him then decided something needed to change. He spent all his time planting trees and, after many years, had cultivated a beautiful forest. This book tells the inspiring story of Jabav Payeng and his part in the massive growth of India’s Brahmaputra River region’s forests.

(Reviewed by Kate Phillips)

Region Brahmaputra River region, India
Period 1979-present day
Genre Biography, Nonfiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • E-Book
  • 4 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 3 Literary Value
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