The Gift of the Tree

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Harper Collins, Mar 24, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Tresselt's classic story of The Dead Tree is given new life in this gloriously reillustrated volume. The role of an oak tree in the cycle of nature is revealed as an ancient tree, even as it dies and returns to the earth, provides nourishment for new life all around it. "Impressionistic illustrations beautifully reflect an evocative text." -- Kirkus Reviews.

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User Review  - jenvid - LibraryThing

This is a sweet story of an old tree that is decaying away through the seasons. It really does a great job in showing the circle of life, and in a way, how everything dies. I would use this when ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

With a new title, larger format, and expansive new illustrations, a reissue of The Dead Tree, the prolific author's 1972 account of the natural end of an oak's long life: rotting wood attracts insects ... Read full review

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Henri Sorensen lives in Denmark.

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