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The giving tree

Author: Shel Silverstein; Harper & Row, Publishers,
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1964] ©1964
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
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Genre/Form: Printed books
Paper case bindings
Illustrated case bindings
Book jackets
Romance fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
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Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shel Silverstein; Harper & Row, Publishers,
ISBN: 0060256656 9780060256654 0060256664 9780060256661 9780060586751 0060586753
OCLC Number: 411623
Performer(s): Cowboy Steff with vocal and instrumental acc.
Target Audience: 530
Description: 57 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The unicorn (4:06) --
Ricky ticky song (2:13) --
The monkey and the elephant (3:30) --
The wonderful soup stone (3:02) --
The giving tree (5:15) --
See that bluebird (2:44) --
Singin' in the kitchen (3:52) --
Daddy, what if (3:08) --
You are (3:58) --
Cloudy sky (4:02).
Responsibility: by Shel Silverstein.

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A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

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by marie99 (WorldCat user published 2009-12-17) Excellent Permalink

A true timeless classic, this is a heartwarming tale follows the relationship between a boy and a tree through several decades. I loved it. I think that this is a great read for the beginning reader, and also a great  introduction to Emotional Intelligence (EQ) as well.

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Great for Parent to Child

by DrHBlack (WorldCat user published 2010-02-13) Very Good Permalink

What a book!  I read this book to my 5 year old child and it touched him as it did me.  He "got it" as I "got it".  Highly recommended story.  True to life. 

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This book is CLASSIC!

by GreatestMomEver (WorldCat user published 2009-10-02) Excellent Permalink

This book is timeless. I read it with my mother when I was young and now read it with my son. Its a great book that reflects life in such a beautiful way!

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