The Promise

by Nicola Davies
illustrated by Laura Carlin

Ref: 12880

Shortlisted Little Rebels Award 2014
A street thief in a "mean and hard and ugly city" nearly snatches a woman’s handbag...the woman tells the child she can have the bag if she makes a promise in return. It’s a promise she keeps and its consequences bring about her own and her environment’s transformation. A picture book which explores our relationship with nature and offers a vision of a new harmony. Ages 5-8, Paperback 38pp