"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. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk... read more
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a tree loved this little boy and he did too and he started picking apples from it. The tree can talk and she did one time and the boy started eating her apples and swinging one her branches.then slide down her branches.
This book is sad. I read it to my 3 year old and she started to cry. It doesn't have a very happy ending, but it's still a lovely book. I think it is for older children and adults who can appreciate it for what it is. This book is for all ages, but maybe for young adults and adults than for young children.
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