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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.
An absolute classic! I've purchased some Kindle editions of books which had the illustrations cut off, but not this. This is the complete book with all pages clearly displayed. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Katie Leigh
An astonishingly beautiful book. It should be on every bookshelf.Published 8 days ago by Super Consumer
Cute story and lessons to be learned. Given as a gift to a teacher to ride to a kindergarten class.Published 8 days ago by Garden Lady
Special book. Arrived fast and in perfect condition. Bought it for my sweetie because it was her favourite book as a kid...made her super happy. Highly recommend!Published 8 days ago by Tom Armstrong
My son loved this book when he was young and now I am sharing with my grandson too. It is a very sweet story and they do get it.Published 11 days ago by Florence Devermann