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Only a Tree Knows How to Be a Tree

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Only a Tree Knows How to Be a Tree
Written by Mary Murphy
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 1536214701
ISBN-13: 9781536214703
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Only a Tree Knows How to Be a Tree

author/illustrator: Mary Murphy

Only I know how to be me.
Only you know how to be you.

Trees have leaves that turn sunshine into food. Amazing! Birds build nests, sing songs, hatch eggs, and fly. Dogs are our friends and can move their ears to tell us how they feel, while fish live in water, flashing like jewels. As for people, every person on Earth is different, each with their own thoughts and feelings. With a simple narrative and joyful, welcoming illustrations celebrating a world full of remarkable creatures, Mary Murphy reminds little ones that we are all unique, and that we are the only ones who know how to be us.

All living creatures have a special place in the world in this extraordinary exploration of the concept of self for very young readers.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $22.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536214701 /  9781536214703
on sale date:
03/2020
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 7/16" x 10 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Nature & The Natural World; People & Places; Diversity & Multicultural;
author’s comments:
Mary Murphy is the acclaimed author-illustrator of many books for young children, including Mouse Is Small, Are You My Mommy?, Good Night Like This, Say Hello Like This!, A Kiss Like This, Utterly Lovely One, and I Kissed the Baby! She lives in Galway, Ireland.
 
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