The Giving Tree turns fifty To celebrate the anniversary of this classic favorite by Shel Silverstein, this edition features a beautiful metallic green jacket, a commemorative gold sticker, and a CD recording of Silverstein reading The Giving Tree.
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.
Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump , and Runny Babbit.
And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein Binding Type:
10.30h x 7.90w x 0.47dReview Citations: Newsweek
01/14/2008 pg. 16Entertainment Weekly
02/28/2014 pg. 76Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name:
5469 / Giving TreeReading Level:
2.6 / Interest Level:
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