Why Willows Weep
Contemporary Tales from the Woods
by Rachel Billington, Terrence Blacker, Susan Elderkin, William Fiennes, Ali Smith, Salley Vickers
Pub Date 22 May 2018
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This charming collection of stories and fables inspired by Britain's native trees is written by six leading British authors.
Abridged from the full collection by nineteen authors, Why Willows Weep is edited by Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl With a Pearl Earring and contains short stories by authors including Salley Vickers and Ali Smith. With sales in hardback of 10,000 this collection has already helped the Woodland Trust plant nearly 50,000 trees across the United Kingdom, and it is now available in paperback for the first time.
The six contributing authors featured in this collection are:
'Ingenious and enchanting' - The Lady Magazine
'A stellar cast of writers' - The Herald Magazine
'Some real gems... Salley Vickers writes beautifully' - The Short Review
'Beautiful... we were very moved' - Dove Grey Reader