Seeds and Trees: A children’s book about the power of words

August 7, 2019 - Comment

Words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal. It’s time to tell a special tale that will warm the hearts of readers of all ages. Seeds and Trees revels in the power of words. It explores their effects on feelings and emotions. And it does so through the journey of two different seeds.

Words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal.

It’s time to tell a special tale that will warm the hearts of readers of all ages. Seeds and Trees revels in the power of words. It explores their effects on feelings and emotions. And it does so through the journey of two different seeds.

In Seeds and Trees, discover a young prince who gathers seeds both green and dark from those he encounters, and then gifts them forward. He faithfully plants and waters all those seeds daily, but comes to realise that the dark trees harm the green ones. With the help of a kind friend he discovers he can cut down, uproot, and then replace those dark trees with green seeds, creating a beautiful vibrant garden. 

The best book for raising confident children
Seeds and Trees carries the key message of love and positivity supported by the many advocates of positive parenting solutions. It’ll sit comfortably on your shelf alongside other books that focus in on emotions. Like the work of Laurie Wright (I Can Handle It), Maria Dismondy (Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun) and Carol McCloud (Have You Filled a Bucket Today?). Seeds and Trees will help encourage your children to offer kindness towards themselves and others. 

Searching for bullying books for children?
Bullying is an unfortunate fact of life, be it in our schools, at the playground or even in the workplace. Seeds and Trees offers a supportive approach for families, educators and children struggling to manage a bullying situation. It’s approach to positive thinking for children will help them face difficult situations with confidence in themselves. Author Brandon Walden was inspired by the acclaimed work of Dr. Brené Brown (The Gifts of Imperfection, Braving the Wilderness, and others) and Dr. Caroline Leaf (Switch on Your Brain) on the power of words in our daily lives.

He had one special friend who always spoke true,
words filled with candor as good friends will do.

She never spoke harshly and never spoke lies.
She always spoke lovingly; with gentle replies.

Grow Your Own Green Garden
All of us have received bad seeds throughout our life. However, it is our sincere hope that the words and beautiful illustrations in Seeds and Trees will guide you to and through a process that will bring you hope, encouragement and freedom. We believe words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal. 

Be careful what you water, for it will surely grow.

Comments

Anonymous says:

The Language of Harmony vs. the Language of Discord There was once a prince who set out to plant and nurture seeds that grew into trees in a field near the castle. These weren’t ordinary seeds, for each seed represented a spoken word. Some of the seeds–green and promising–grew into lush, vibrant trees just as kind words spread kindness and harmony. The other seeds–dark and nasty–became thorny, spikey grotesque growths just as foul words perpetuate meanness. Of course, the green trees stood as emblems of peace, love, and friendship while the…

Anonymous says:

We are Minimalists – which means we are very selective on what we bring into our home, and this book stays! Excellent book! I’ve been looking for more meaningful literature for our kids library and this is just excellently done! We are Minimalists soooo……we are VERY selective on what we bring into our home. This book did not disappoint and is definitely staying! This books doesn’t just teach one great lesson, but multiple!

Anonymous says:

We enjoyed the illustrations and the setting of the book I am a teacher and a mom of an 8 and 6 yo and read this book to my children tonight. We enjoyed the illustrations and the setting of the book. My children and I loved and appreciated the message behind the story and it provided much meaningful discussion between us. (Be sure to read the letter from the author at the beginning of the book before reading the rest of the book, it will help explain the meaning behind the story to your children.) This is a wonderful book that can be used with…

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