Seeds and Trees follows the story of a prince who finds that the seeds (words) he’s given can cause both good trees and bad trees. Throughout the story he realizes the power of the seeds he plants in the garden of his heart. With the help of a friend he soon learns how to cut down and uproot the bad trees, and to replace them with good seeds.
In a world where all books about a prince paint him as the hero and the female character as a 'Damsel in distress', Seeds and Trees finds another way. In this story the prince needs the help of a friend, and it comes through a female friend who is strong and wise. She carefully shows him how to tend the garden of his heart and then gives him he tools neccesary to do it on his own.
Brandon is a husband and father of 5 beautiful daughters. He lives with his family in Northern California. Brandon is a serial entrepreneur. He’s been involved in the start up of several companies over the years. However, all the while, he was looking for an opportunity to make an impact. Seeds and Trees is the first of many stories he’s presently writing.
Words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal.
It's time to tell a special tale that will warm the hearts of readers of all ages. Seeds and Trees revels in the power of words. It explores their effects on feelings and emotions. And it does so through the journey of two different seeds.
In Seeds and Trees, discover a young prince who gathers seeds both green and dark from those he encounters, and then gifts them forward. He faithfully plants and waters all those seeds daily, but comes to realise that the dark trees harm the green ones. With the help of a kind friend he discovers he can cut down, uproot, and then replace those dark trees with green seeds, creating a beautiful vibrant garden.
The best book for raising confident children
Seeds and Trees carries the key message of love and positivity supported by the many advocates of positive parenting solutions. It'll sit comfortably on your shelf alongside other books that focus in on emotions. Like the work of Laurie Wright (I Can Handle It), Maria Dismondy (Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun) and Carol McCloud (Have You Filled a Bucket Today?). Seeds and Trees will help encourage your children to offer kindness towards themselves and others.
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Bullying is an unfortunate fact of life, be it in our schools, at the playground or even in the workplace. Seeds and Trees offers a supportive approach for families, educators and children struggling to manage a bullying situation. It's approach to positive thinking for children will help them face difficult situations with confidence in themselves. Author Brandon Walden was inspired by the acclaimed work of Dr. Brené Brown (The Gifts of Imperfection, Braving the Wilderness, and others) and Dr. Caroline Leaf (Switch on Your Brain) on the power of words in our daily lives.
He had one special friend who always spoke true,
words filled with candor as good friends will do.
She never spoke harshly and never spoke lies.
She always spoke lovingly; with gentle replies.
Grow Your Own Green Garden
All of us have received bad seeds throughout our life. However, it is our sincere hope that the words and beautiful illustrations in Seeds and Trees will guide you to and through a process that will bring you hope, encouragement and freedom. We believe words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal.
Be careful what you water, for it will surely grow.
All of us have received bad seeds throughout our life. However, it is our sincere hope that the words and beautiful illustrations will guide you to and through a process that will bring you hope, encouragement and freedom. We believe words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal. Be careful what you water, for it will surely grow.
Brandon Walden is a husband and father of five beautiful daughters. He and his family live in Northern California. Brandon often says that Seeds and Trees is his story, cleverly disguised as a children's book. Brandon and his wife Stephanie founded The Treasured Tree, LLC. To be a platform that would host and create content for the childlike part in all of us. They encourage parents and families through video, music, books and speaking engagements.