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Harpercollins Publishing The Giving Tree

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--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. Recommended especially for ages 10 and up.

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Date:October 17, 2008
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This book was given to my son when he turned 5, thruout the years we have moved and it has been misplaced. Recently he questioned me about it and said that he would really like to have his book back. I'm ordering it today to surprise him for his 23rd Birthday...
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