Open a book, open up magic!

Book lovers are always on the lookout for that quirky little masterpiece. It’s only appropriate that for World Book Day, we look at a few fun literary creations. Not all of them can be bought at a bookshop, but it’s surely amazing to hear about these imaginative creations.

Illustration of girl planting a Tree Book Tree
Illustration: © Rama Ramesh

A tree inside a book

Trees and books have a sad relationship — one sacrifices itself to make the other bloom. So in order to make a difference, a publisher in Argentina came up with a unique project — Tree Book Tree. It came up with a set of books made of acid-free paper and eco-friendly ink. But that’s not all — each book has jacaranda seeds in it. Read the book, plant it in soil afterwards and watch a tree come to life. Poetic justice!

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Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.

Rama Ramesh

Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.