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The taking tree : a selfish parody

Author: Shrill Travesty; Lucy Ruth Cummins
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Taking Tree is not happy when the boy takes first its twigs, then its apples, and then its branches to build a house he burns for the insurance money, and when the boy asks for even more, the Tree decides it is time to get even.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Parables
Fiction
Juvenile works
Parodies, imitations, etc
Sophisticated picture books
Juvenile fiction
Poetry
Named Person: Shel Silverstein
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shrill Travesty; Lucy Ruth Cummins
ISBN: 9781442407633 1442407638
OCLC Number: 457010556
Target Audience: 004-008.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Shrill Travesty ; illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins.
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The Taking Tree is not happy when the boy takes first its twigs, then its apples, and then its branches to build a house he burns for the insurance money, and when the boy asks for even more, the Tree decides it is time to get even.

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