A Tree Is Nice

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Harper Collins, Jun 26, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Trees are beautiful. They fill up the sky. If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree. Birds can make nests in the branches. A tree is good to have around. A tree is nice.


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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

This book is essentially a list of reasons that trees are nice. That doesn't sound very effective, but I thought the book was wonderful! The illustrations are so cute and the reasons that a tree is ... Read full review

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User Review  - bp0128bd - LibraryThing

1957 caldecott winner watercolor illustrations sweet, short text about the different value trees have Read full review

About the author (1987)

Janice May Udry was born in 1928 in Jacksonville, Illinois and was graduated from Northwestern University in 1950. Her first book, A Tree is Nice, was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1956 for the illustrations by Marc Simont.

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