Wilderman’s Treetop Tales is a collection of whimsical poems and paintings created by International award-winning songwriter, Chad Elliott. Think Shel Silverstein with more color and a song album. The book is designed with children in mind and contains both heartwarming and giggle-worthy poetry accompanied by Chad’s own illustrations.
Elliott is currently writing the second installment in the series, Wilderman's River Rhymes.
Chad, who has been performing original songs for 20 years and is a winner of the Woody Guthrie Song contest, brings 10 of the poems from the book to life in the companion music album, also titled Wilderman’s Treetop Tales. Together, the book and album create an interdisciplinary offering of art, music and writing which allows the whole family to embrace wild imagination.
Chad Elliott has completed the first traveling Wilderman's exhibit. It includes 15 acrylic on canvas paintings. These 3 x 4 foot paintings were used for the illustrations of the Wilderman's Treetop Tales book and are magnificent in their vivid color and imagination.
Elliott is currently completing the second set of Wilderman's paintings, which will serve as illustrations for the upcoming release of the Wilderman's River Rhymes book.
Chad Elliott can bring the world of Wilderman's to your school, library, gallery, bookstore or venue. He offers a variety of programs including:
What People Say About Wilderman's:
"It was such a pleasure to host Chad at our library! Please thank him again. The children were talking about the concert today and making up their own songs. He made quite an impression! We are looking forward to his book. Thank you so much." - Patty Hummel, Allison Public Library
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