As a punishment for being a bad-tempered misfit, an angel named Alfonso Fonso is sent to earth to find the Garden of Eden and the Tree of Good and Evil.
He finds the tree abandoned in a land of garbage, pollution and landfills. He manages to revive it, but his mission is interrupted when evil humans try to redevelop the land. Tragedy of biblical proportions looms.
This remarkable story is told from the point of view of Dimity Boota, a nine-year-old girl who lives in a home on a landfill.
Original, creative children's literature in a classic mold. Ideal for eight-to-12 market. Forthcoming.