Last Tree in the City

Last Tree heading

New Frontier Publishing

Edward lives in a city, in which only one tree remains.  Edward loves the tree, but one day, the tree is cut down.  He is devastated, until he thinks of a way to make things better and inspire the whole city.

  • Shortlisted 2011 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award
  • Shortlisted 2011 The Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature
  • Produced into a touring puppet show by Artslink and Dead Puppet Society
Pete’s odd fact

I thought of the idea for this story after talking to a friend of mine who lives in Tokyo.  He described small green spaces wedged between blocks of giant buildings, and I imagined a small boy trying to hold onto one little piece of green in a city.