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Tall Enough

Tall Enough is a folk tale of a South African boy, Tshepo, who wishes to be tall like the trees. After planting his feet in the ground, and watering himself, he finally gets his wish and turns into a tall tree. Soon Tshepo realizes that being a tree is no fun, and with the help of a bird learns one of life’s most crucial lessons, the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.

This beautifully illustrated book, written in both English and isiXhosa, highlights the universal importance of being comfortable in your own skin.

Through the purchase of this book you are providing scholarships for children to attend school and pursue an education for a brighter tomorrow.


  • Hardcover:32 pages
  • Language:English / isiXhosa
  • Ages:7 – 12; Average Level: 3rd grade
  • Dimensions:8.5 × 8.5 in
  • Weight:12 oz