The Boy Who Could Not Wait is an upcoming children’s book from a Vietnam-based concept store Green Around The Corner. In addition to being made of 100% recycled paper like the publisher’s previous books, partially silkscreened and hand-stitched for sturdiness, it includes a special section designed to be physically watered and grow a miniature garden right before children’s eyes.
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(Tiếng Việt bên dưới) . Presenting ‘The boy who could not wait’. 🌿 An illustrated storybook that teaches children about the joy of patience and the beauty of growing. Partly silkscreened, hand stitched and made from 100% recycled paper. The perfect mindful Christmas gift for this season. Watch the video (with the sound on*) to see the magical book coming to life. Pre-order by dropping us an email, email@example.com. The price is 650.000 VND. . 🌿🌿🌿 . ‘The boy who could not wait’. 🌿 Một cuốn sách truyện giúp trẻ hiểu niềm vui của việc chờ đợi & vẻ đẹp của một khu vườn. Với việc sử dụng kĩ thuật in lụa truyền thống trên chất liệu 100% giấy tái chế và rồi được khâu tay hoàn toàn, Chúng tôi muốn đây sẽ là một món quà ấm áp dành cho mọi người cho dịp giáng sinh sắp tới. Hãy xem video để khám phá điều kỳ diệu của cuốn sách này. (và đừng quên mở loa nhé) Đặt hàng trước bằng cách gửi email tại firstname.lastname@example.org Giá sách: 650,000 . #greenaroundthecorner #sustainability #savetheplanet #zerowaste #greensaigon #packagefree #lesswaste #sustainableliving #organic #ecofriendly #eco #gogreen #handmade #animation #vietnamillustration #illustration #madeinsaigon #originalart #makersmovement
The book tells the illustrated story of a careless boy who stumbles upon this book. Designed by independent communication design company Ki, it is meant to teach kids “about the joy of patience and the beauty of growing”, as the book tells the boy simply to “wait”. Further guided throughout the book, he is instructed to water one of the pages. Over time, the book will sprout real plants right before children’s eyes, having their own miniature garden.
The Boy Who Coul Not Wait is priced at VND 650,000 (approximately USD 0.05) and anticipated right in time for the Christmas holiday. Check the video below that shows the process in real-time.