Written by: Anthony Kwamlah Johnson
Illustrated by: Eyedears Indesign
Recommended for ages: 8-13
Number of pages: 48
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In front of Mr. Dongo's house on the hill are two identical tall trees. For years, the trees provide shade and protect the house. Mata, the youngest girl in the family decides to name the trees, Twin Trees.
One day, two men from the city meet Mr. Dongo and persuade him to sell the trees for a large sum of money. The family agrees except Mata.
On the day of the felling of the trees. Mata frustrates the loggers.
What type of trees are the twin trees? How does the family outwit Mata? Who wins the fight to save the Twin Trees?