A beautifully illustrated children’s book unlike any other—a tender and atmospheric tale written by William Faulkner as a present for his future stepdaughter
“If you are kind to helpless things, you don’t need a Wishing Tree to make things come true.”
A strange boy leads a birthday girl and her companions on a hunt for the wishing tree, which brings them many surprising and magical adventures. Written in 1927 and eventually published in 1964 as a limited edition featuring Don Bolognese’s striking illustrations, The Wishing Tree reveals another side to a visionary of American letters, making it a welcome gift to children and to all readers of Faulkner.
William Faulkner, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. He published his first book, The Marble Faun, in 1924, but it is as a literary chronicler of life in… More about William Faulkner