How the Tree Became Happy

Ashley Sollenberger

The big tree is all by herself in the yard. She is sad and lonely until one day, everything changed! A heartfelt story with captivating images, How the Tree Became Happy shows children the power they have to bring joy to their world.

Ashley Sollenberger

About The Author

Ashley works in an elementary school where he often uses imaginative stories to enhance his teaching. He uses bits and pieces of real events from his childhood, teaching, and parenting to create his tales. While his stories are not best sellers yet, his kids and students really like them. He lives in Lancaster, PA with his wife and two young sons. When he’s not running, or spending time outdoors with his kids, he’s driving his wife crazy pitching far-fetched ideas.

Emily Osborne (illustrator)
Emily works as a speech/language pathologist in the educational setting. She enjoys sketching and drawing with pens and pencils. In her free time, Emily enjoys playing sports, being outside, and playing board games.