Listen to the Wind (Hardcover)

The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea

By Greg Mortenson, Susan L. Roth (Illustrator)

Dial Books, 9780803730588, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 22, 2009

List Price: 16.99*
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Spring '09 Kids List

“The incredibly inspiring story chronicled in Three Cups of Tea is beautifully captured in picture book format. This is a perfect introduction to the idea that one person can make a difference in the world. The colorful collage art marries the text to the visual in a spectacular way.”
— Diane Capriola, Little Shop of Stories, Decatur, GA
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Description

Greg Mortenson stumbled, lost and delirious, into a remote Himalayan village after a failed climb up K2. The villagers saved his life, and he vowed to return and build them a school. The remarkable story of his promise kept is now perfect for reading aloud. Told in the voice of Korphe’s children, this story illuminates the humanity and culture of a relevant and distant part of the world in gorgeous collage, while sharing a riveting example of how one person can change thousands of lives.


About the Author

Greg Mortenson is the director of the Central Asia Institute. A resident of Montana, he spends several months of the year in Pakistan and Afghanistan.