The tale of the Holy Forest let see children their heroes . Lovly told and enchanting illustrated , this book quickly wins the readers heart. A small cricket puts in fear the animals in the West African forest and terror until .... In western Africa , the forest is considered sacred and the hare is wise and clever. So the cunning hare LIO provides an introduction to the story and establish a connection to nature and the environment around the own doorstep . The river song softly sustained describes the effect of flowing water on the environment. A read- aloud book that does not come as a primer. Scope and sustained tension leave children and adults remain curious and read on. A book for young and old to see, read and love.