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The giving tree

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From Shel Silverstein, New York Times bestselling author of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic, comes a poignant picture book about love and acceptance, cherished for over fifty years. This household classic is perfect for both young readers and lifelong fans.

"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy."

So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. This moving parable for all ages offers a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.

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.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

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subject_facetApples -- Juvenile fiction
Apples -- Juvenile sound recordings
Children's audiobooks
Electronic books
Generosity -- Juvenile fiction
Juvenile sound recording
Picture books for children
Romance fiction
Sacrifice -- Juvenile fiction
Sound recording
Trees -- Fiction
Trees -- Juvenile fiction
Trees -- Juvenile sound recordings
title_displayThe giving tree
title_fullThe giving tree / by Shel Silverstein
The giving tree [compact disc] / by Shel Silverstein
The giving tree [electronic resource] Silverstein, Shel.
title_shortThe giving tree
topic_facetApples
Electronic books
Generosity
Romance fiction
Sacrifice
Trees
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