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The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest

Author: Lynne Cherry
Publisher: Voyager Books : 1st ed., San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©2000. ©1990.
Series: Big books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Cherry
ISBN: 0152026142 9780152026141 0152018182 9780152018184
OCLC Number: 797348134
Notes: "Gulliver books."
A col. map inserted.
Description: [11 ; cm.
Series Title: Big books.
Responsibility: by Lynne Cherry.

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A man starts to chop down a great kapok tree in the rainforest. Exhausted from his labours, he puts down his axe and rests, but as he sleeps the animals who live in the tree come and plead with him  Read more...

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"Exceptionally colorful, bright and full of life. . . . Effectively makes specific the larger story of endangered rain forests by taking the problem one creature at a time."--People Read more...

 
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