Penelope Pine

Amelia Balkan, Evan Balkan

Penelope Pine teaches young readers to be happy with who they are! Penelope is a pine tree who lives in the forest with her tree friends. When fall comes and her friends turn beautiful colors, Penelope thinks she doesn't measure up. But when winter comes and her friends are cold without their leaves, Penelope learns she's perfect the way she is.
Date Published :
February 2021
Publisher :
Histria Books
Contributor(s) :
Alexandra Maxim
Illustration :
Fully Illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781592110865
Pages : 28
Dimensions : 8.5 X 11 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$24.99

Overview
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Penelope Pine is a delightful story that teaches young readers to be happy with who they are!

Penelope is a pine tree. She lives in the forest with oaks, poplars, and maples, and enjoys playing with her tree friends. But when autumn rolls around and her friends turn beautiful colors, Penelope the evergreen believes that she doesn’t measure up. But when winter comes and her friends are suddenly very cold without their leaves, Penelope learns that she is perfect just the way she is.

The story was crafted by the daughter and father team of Amelia and Evan Balkan. Amelia, 16, is a junior at Towson High School, in Towson, Maryland. Her father, Evan, has published seven books of nonfiction and three novels, as well as many essays and short stories. His screenplays have won numerous awards. He teaches writing at the Community College of Baltimore County and Johns Hopkins University. Penelope Pine is illustrated by talented, young Romanian artist, Alexandra Maxim, who lives and works in the Canary Islands in Spain.

About The Author
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Amelia Balkan, 16, is a junior at Towson High School, in Towson, Maryland. She enjoys hanging out with her dog Bella and going to the beach.

Evan Balkan has published seven books of nonfiction and three novels, as well as many essays and short stories. His screenplays have won numerous awards. He teaches writing at the Community College of Baltimore County and Johns Hopkins University and lives in Towson, Maryland.

Alexandra Maxim is a talented, young Romanian artist. She studied in Iasi, Romania and she currently lives and works in the Canary Islands in Spain.

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