Text: Barbara Kosmowska
llustrations: Emilia Dziubak
17 x 24 cm
Rights sold: France
Book of the Year 2016 by „Przecinek i Kropka” Competition
Tru is a young hare who wants to help others and make his hare world better, he doesn’t like his name and he’s passionate about inventions. He comes from a family of immigrants, has two siblings with whom he lives in Lower Clovers, the poorer part of High Forest, and their mother is raising them alone. Tru is a cheerful, energetic hare who has interesting ideas, reflections, and can undoubtedly teach us a lot.
The author deals with very current topics, such as social divisions, consumerism, emigration, raising children alone, and poverty. At the same time, despite the difficult issues, the book is written very lightly, with humor, and its heroes cannot be disliked.
This is also a story of tolerance and the need for acceptance.
After Tru’s success as an inventor, it went to his head, he closed his workshop and began socializing.
Will he become a party animal and stop developing his talents?
What about his feelings for Sweet Baby?