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This true children's story is told by a little bonsai tree, called Miyajima, that lived with the same family in the Japanese city of Hiroshima for more than 300 years before being donated to the National Arboretum in Washington DC in 1976 as a gesture of friendship between America and Japan to celebrate the American Bicentennial.

  • Winner of the 2017 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award
  • Winner of the 2015 Gelett Burgess Award for Best Intercultural Book
  • Winner of the 2015 Silver Evergreen Medal for World Peace