Book Cover & Blurb: The Sad Tree and Pronuba

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The Sad Tree and Pronuba: New Children’s Book Introduces Natural Science in All Its Glory

Joshua trees only grow in the Mojave Desert, their existence is dependent upon pollination by Pronuba moths. The synchronicity of their symbiotic relationship is told in the whimsical children’s book The Sad Tree and Pronuba.

Ventura, CA – The desert can be a lonely place for a tree who thinks it’s the only one of its kind. The magic of the desert comes to life in this story of a Joshua tree in the new children’s book, The Sad Tree and Pronuba, published by Outskirts Press.

Joshua is a tree who has never seen another tree quite like himself. Yearning for a companion but unable to move, he asks everyone in his environment to help him, but . . . though the desert loves him . . . no one can help. When a tiny moth visits one beautiful spring night, everything changes for Joshua. Continue reading