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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9780060256661
9780060586751
9780061965104
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display_description As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.
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subject_facet Apples -- 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_display The giving tree
title_full The giving tree / by Shel Silverstein, The giving tree [compact disc] / by Shel Silverstein, The giving tree [electronic resource] Silverstein, Shel.
title_short The giving tree
topic_facet Apples, Electronic books, Generosity, Romance fiction, Sacrifice, Trees