The young prince’s birthday wish is to make his most hated color, green, disappear, but when the color’s disappearance starts causing harm to the kingdom and its people, what should the prince do?
It’s the prince’s eighth birthday coming up! He hates green caterpillars so much that he makes a birthday wish for the color green to disappear, and so all the experts and palace officials come up with a series of brilliant plans to make the color disappear from the kingdom.
One day, the prince is curious and slips out of the castle on horseback but gets lost through his own carelessness. Luckily for him, a benevolent girl saves him and takes him back to her house. While they’re hiding out in secret, the two of them share their deepest fears and the prince discovers that the girl has been separated from her family. What will happen in the end? Can the prince help reunite her with her family?
This book uses a fairytale-style fable to explore human rights issues and diversity, which encourages readers to think about the importance of respect and empathy for others.