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Illustrated by Venantius J Pinto. This beautiful children's book is based on real events that took place in Northern India in the 1970s when women, part of the Chipko Andolan (Hug the Tree Movement), faced down developers who had come to destroy local forests. Illustrated throughout in full colour.
By (author) Jeannine Atkins, Illustrated by Venantius J. She alerts the village women, the eldest of whom says the sounds are made by men from the city who have come to cut down the trees. The women explain to the cutters that their trees provide the villagers with food and fuel; are home to animals; and prevent erosion. But the men are heedless.
Jeannine Atkins wrote FINDING WONDERS: THREE GIRLS WHO CHANGED SCIENCE, for readers ten-up, and STONE MIRRORS . Aani and the Tree Huggers Oct 1, 1995. by Jeannine Atkins, Venantius J.
Jeannine Atkins wrote FINDING WONDERS: THREE GIRLS WHO CHANGED SCIENCE, for readers ten-up, and STONE MIRRORS: THE SCULPTURE AND SILENCE OF EDMONIA LEWIS. She's the author other books about courageous girls and women, including BORROWED NAMES: POEMS ABOUT LAURA INGALLS WILDER, MADAM C. J. WALKER, MARIE CURIE AND THEIR DAUGHTERS and LITTLE WOMAN IN BLUE: A NOVEL OF MAY ALCOTT. She teaches Children's Literature at the University of t and writing at Simmons College.
more hears the roaring of the tree cutters. Finally, Aani wraps her body around one of the trees, with surprising results. Hoping to get the workers to put down their saws and hatchets, Aani and the village women explain that the trees provide food, fuel, and homes for animals, but to no avail. Distinctive color illustrations, inspired by Indian miniature painting, accompany the moving story.
by Jeannine Atkins and Venantius J. Pinto
by Jeannine Atkins and Venantius J. A fictionalized picture story, told from the point of view of young Aani, recounts the origins of the Chipko Andolan (Hug the Tree) Movement in northern India in the 1970s. When men from the city came into rural areas to cut down the trees, women villagers successfully stopped them by embracing individual trees
Aani and the Tree Huggers was on Smithsonian magazine’s Most Notable Book List. Aani and the Tree Huggers. Layering is a metaphor for encapsulating fragments and wholes that convey power, compassion, and the memory of time & culture.
Aani and the Tree Huggers was on Smithsonian magazine’s Most Notable Book List. He was Artist-in-Residence at Nagasawa Art Park Japanese Woodblock Printmaking. Based on true events in India in the 1970s, young Aani and the other women in her village defend their forest from developers by wrapping their arms around the trees, making it impossible to cut them down. Join Reedsy to request a free quote from Venantius J and over 1,000 similar profiles.
Aani and the Tree Huggers, illustrated by Venantius J. Pinto, Lee & Low (New York, NY), 1996. Former high-school teacher and current college instructor Jeannine Atkins is the author of picture books and books featuring women from history. Get Set! Swim!, illustrated by Hector Viveros Lee, Lee & Low (New York, NY), 1998. When she visits schools, young male students often ask her why she only writes about girls.
Books – Historical fiction. Illustrated by Venantius J. Based on an event that took place in India in the 1970s, children and women in the village hug the trees to save them from being logged.
Published January 2000 by Lee & Low Books. Fiction, Conservation of natural resources, Trees, Internet Archive Wishlist.