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This is the story of a sugar maple tree and the child who planted it. As they grow up together, the child watches the tree through all the seasons. Ehlert uses watercolor collage, leaf-shaped die cuts and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this rich introduction to the life of a tree.

Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees.

Review:

"Ehlert provides a visual bounty: her pages are awash in the riotous reds and golds of autumn and the fresh, vibrant greens of new growth. There is bounteous information, too." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Children will beg to share this book over and over." American Bookseller

Review:

"Preschoolers will delight in naming objects found on each double-page spread, newly independent readers will appreciate the oversized type, and slightly older children will make use of the appendix explaining the various functions and parts of a tree, along with tips on selecting and planting one." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees. “Children will beg to share this book over and over.”--American Bookseller

About the Author

Lois Ehlert has created many celebrated picture books inspired by the world around her. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152661977
Author:
Ehlert, Lois
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Nature
Subject:
Nature - General
Subject:
Trees -- Fiction.
Subject:
Trees -- Juvenile fiction.
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Science & Nature - General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Big Books
Series Volume:
9357
Publication Date:
19910931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 0.95 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 40 pages Harcourt Children's Books - English 9780152661977 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Ehlert provides a visual bounty: her pages are awash in the riotous reds and golds of autumn and the fresh, vibrant greens of new growth. There is bounteous information, too." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "Children will beg to share this book over and over."
"Review" by , "Preschoolers will delight in naming objects found on each double-page spread, newly independent readers will appreciate the oversized type, and slightly older children will make use of the appendix explaining the various functions and parts of a tree, along with tips on selecting and planting one."
"Synopsis" by ,
Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees. “Children will beg to share this book over and over.”--American Bookseller

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