About this book
I Found Hope in a Cherry Tree
Jean E. Pendziwol • Nathalie Dion
The child in this story observes the sun by playing with her shadow, though sometimes it disappears. She listens to the wind tell stories, even when it howls like wolves. She tastes snowflakes — sometimes sweet and delicate; other times sharp on her cheeks. And finally, she finds hope in the buds on a cherry tree that survive through the winter to blossom in spring.
Jean E. Pendziwol has written a layered, lyrical exploration of the hardships and beauties of nature. Her poem, beautifully illustrated by Nathalie Dion, is a study in contrasts and a message of the hope that carries us through the year and through our lives.
About the Author
Jean E. Pendziwol
Jean E. Pendziwol is the author of Marja's Skis, Dawn Watch, and The Red Sash. She lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario.