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PICTURE BOOK | The Emerald Green Forest

“Everything is possible, you can wish for anything you want. It doesn’t matter if your wishes are big or small, ordinary, or extraordinary. What matters is that they are sincere and truly yours.”

Petra Šuštar invites us to the green world to relax and calm our minds down with her mediation book for children. The setting of the first picture book of the trilogy, The Emerald Green Forest is a magical forest and with the help of animals living in, it helps children to cope with fear, sadness, and worry and brings a sense that everything in life is possible.

One day the author received a very special message from the mommy of a six-year-old girl with leukemia to thank her for The Emerald Green Forest by saying that it was very helpful and the book helps her daughter relaxed and calm down. Then Petra decided that The Emerald Green Forest needs to reach as many children as possible.

Her wish is these books become accessible for the children all over the world so they could embrace, heal, and comfort them, as well as sprinkle a pinch of magic dust on their way. The children deserve it.


  • helps children to overcome sad and negative thoughts

  • excellent for parents and educators to share with children.

  • a fairy tale meditation guide book for all ages.

  • beautiful and inspiring illustrations.

  • strengthen the connection with nature


  • postcard

  • notebook

  • calendar


The Magic Tree
2nd Book of the Trilogy

Author: Petra Šuštar 
Illustrator: Zorana Živić
Size: 22,5 x 25,5 cm
Pages: 42
Age Range: 5+
Themes: a fairy tale meditation guide

Petra Šuštar



Petra, the author of two fairy tale meditation picturebooks, origins from the sunny side of the Alps, Slovenia. Nature and chocolate labrador dogs lover enjoys long walks in the woods and early morning meditations. As a teacher, she has been working with kids in public elementary school and as self-employed within commercial projects. Currently, she is working on her third book and is full of ideas for other projects in the field of mindfulness for children. 

Zorana Živić



Zorana was born in 1983 in Niš, Serbia. Today she lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She studied Arts in Education at the University of Ljubljana. She always loved the artistic part a little more than the educational one but found the perfect combination of these two in illustration. Her professional path as an illustrator has started in 2018. Since then, she has illustrated several picture books. Her illustration can also be found on labels and fabric designs. She has also created many personal projects for her Etsy shop. She loves cooking, baking, drinking coffee, and hiking with her family.

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