So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.
Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk ... and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave.
This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation. Shel Silverstein has created a moving parable for readers of all ages that offers an affecting interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The Giving Tree is a simply illustrated book all about the power of giving.
At first there was a little boy who loved to play. He and the tree played all the time. Read more
This is a book that will last. It has withstood the sands of time, and will continue to be read for generations to come.Published 4 days ago by dlmetzler
It was as I expected. Delivery was on time .I enjoyed reading the book to my granddaughter.Published 4 days ago by wanda e
I bought this as a birthday present for the little girl I nanny. I don't know who was more excited-- the girl or her parents who nostalgically told their daughter, "we read... Read morePublished 4 days ago by ForamenMagnum