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Perfect for springtime reading! In this poetic picture book with environmental themes, illustrated by award-winning artist Bob Staake, two young families in two very different parts of the world each plant a tree.
As the trees flourish, so do the families . . . while trees all over the world help clean the air, enrich the soil, and give fruit and shade.
With a nod to Kenya’s successful Green Belt Movement, Diane Muldrow’s elegant text celebrates the life and hope that every tree—from Paris to Brooklyn to Tokyo—brings to our planet. Now in paperback, this book can be enjoyed by children in classrooms everywhere.
About the Author
DIANE MULDROW, an editorial director at Golden Books, has written dozens of children’s books. She is the author of the bestselling Everything I Need to Know series, and she edited
Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children’s Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way by Leonard Marcus. Learn more at dianemuldrow.com.
BOB STAAKE is the creator of many books for children, including
My Pet Book;
The Red Lemon, a 2006
New York Times Best Illustrated Book;
The Donut Chef, a Children’s Choice Book Awards finalist; and
Look! A Book! He’s also a prolific and highly acclaimed commercial illustrator whose work has appeared in
The New Yorker,
Washington Post, and the
New York Times. Learn more at BobStaake.com and on Twitter @bobstaake.