The Acorn's Story

Story Description

This story traces the life cycle of an oak tree, from acorn to mighty oak. A story of growth, decay and renewal, which echoes the repetitions of nature, told in pictures and in rhyming verses. The detailed illustrations depict the changing seasons and the flora and fauna of woodland.

Valerie Greeley

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  Valerie Greeley grew up in a small northern town in Lancashire England and attended Manchester Metropolitan University College of Art and Design where she graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Textile Design. Her work reflects her lifelong interest in nature and the environment and her love of pattern and intricate details are apparent in her work. She started her career as a textile designer and then moved into children’s book illustration after an editor spotted some of… Read more »