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The Tree: An Environmental Fable

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The Tree: An Environmental Fable
Written by Neal Layton
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763689520
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The Tree: An Environmental Fable

author/illustrator: Neal Layton

For the rabbits, birds, and squirrels, the big tree is home. But then come two new arrivals with wonderful plans, all ready to create their dream house. What will it mean for the animal families if their tree is cut down? With empathy and imagination, Neal Layton offers a hopeful outlook in this simple and powerful fable about the harmony of the natural world.

When a family wants to cut down a tree to build a house, what happens to the animals’ nests and burrows? Can a tree be home to everyone?
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0763689521 /  9780763689520
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 8 5/8" x 11 3/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Animals; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Neal Layton has illustrated more than forty books for children. His books have won the U.K.’s prestigious Nestlé Smarties Children’s Book Prize and been short-listed for many others. The Tree was inspired by his vacations in a forest in France. He says, “It was during these visits, while sitting among the trees and animals, watching my family grow up around me, that I wrote this book.” Neal Layton lives in England.
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