Puppy Plants a Tree in 50 Words

Writing a 50 word children’s picture book is a lot more challenging than it seems. I am entering Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious Words Contest  for the first time. As usual, it’s an environmentally themed manuscript. Let’s dig in…


By Andrea Koehle Jones (50 words)


Who can help me

plant some trees?

I can! I can!

Can I p-l-e-a-s-e?

Watch me plant,

Here I go…


Watch them grow!

NO Ned, no!

Not in my hair.

Would you prefer them

on THIS bear?

NO! In the ground,

Let them grow,

Okay gotcha, 

now I know.