Tassos Ioannidis Roro the Kangaroo and the Withered Forest
picture book | 4+
ISBN: 978‐960‐594‐069‐0 • Price: 14,00€ • 21x29 cm. • Pages: 40
The book | There has been no rain in the Withered Forest for a whole year. The river has dried up. In fact, everything in the forest is going through a long lasting drought. The animals’ food resources are lessening day by day.
A young female kangaroo decides to take matters in to her own hands and starts searching the solution for this ever-rising threat, affecting the lives of all creatures in the forest.
Α wonderful tale about the optimistic message of protecting our environment. In the hope that this very message resonates with all children and adults.
The author | Tassos Ioannidis studied IT (Information Technology) in the RMIT University of Melbourne, but later on decided to get involved in music surrounding cinema and movies in general. He wrote music for variety of TV series, theatrical plays and movie productions. His unparalleled love for children lead him to becoming a well-known author in Greece, combining learning with play in his books.
Vanessa Ioannou studied in the High School of Fine Arts in Athens. She has worked in the field of advertising as a Junior Art Director. In addition to book illustration, she teaches in primary schools as an art educator. In 2012 she was awarded with an IBBY prize.