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Little Tree (original 2015; edition 2015)

by Loren Long (Author), Loren Long (Illustrator)

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Member:ambermescott
Title:Little Tree
Authors:Loren Long (Author)
Other authors:Loren Long (Illustrator)
Info:Philomel Books (2015), 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:Social/Moral, Plot

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A little tree who didn't want to lose his leaves in the winter so he held onto them. while the other trees grew up around him, the little tree then dropped his leaves after listening to the other trees and trusting them to drop his leaves so he too can grow. ( )
  ambermescott | Mar 20, 2017 |
Little tree did not want to let go of his leaves. Season after season, with encouragement from his friends little tree still did not let go of his leaves. He realized that all the trees who were planted with him now grew big and he was still small. This is a great book about change and how hard it can be.
AGE:3-5
SOURCE: IN CLASS READING
  MelissaKuehn | Mar 17, 2017 |
This book is about a little tree that held on to his leaves and wouldn't grow even if he wanted to. All the tree did was admire the tall trees, util one day he let go. He began to grow and grow and realized letting go let him be big. ( )
  sayraa | Mar 3, 2017 |
This book talk about one little tree can't grow he pass each season and he see the others trees growing but he didn't so good book.
  Niicky22 | Feb 18, 2017 |
tells the story of a little tree that is smaller than the rest. it tries to hold on to its leaves and stay tall. eventually the little tree becomes a big tree.
6 books
  TUCC | Nov 21, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399163972, Hardcover)

A timeless story to share among the generations from the #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of the Otis series and The Little Engine That Could 

In the middle of a little forest, there lives a Little Tree who loves his life and the splendid leaves that keep him cool in the heat of long summer days. Life is perfect just the way it is.

Autumn arrives, and with it the cool winds that ruffle Little Tree's leaves. One by one the other trees drop their leaves, facing the cold of winter head on. But not Little Tree—he hugs his leaves as tightly as he can. Year after year Little Tree remains unchanged, despite words of encouragement from a squirrel, a fawn, and a fox, his leaves having long since turned brown and withered. As Little Tree sits in the shadow of the other trees, now grown sturdy and tall as though to touch the sun, he remembers when they were all the same size. And he knows he has an important decision to make.

From #1 New York Times bestselling Loren Long comes a gorgeously-illustrated story that challenges each of us to have the courage to let go and to reach for the sun.


Praise for Little Tree

* "[Long's] willingness to take his time and even test the audience’s patience with his arboreal hero’s intransigence results in an ending that’s both a big relief and an authentic triumph. Long’s earnest-eloquent narrative voice and distilled, single-plane drawings, both reminiscent of an allegorical pageant, acknowledge the reality of the struggle while offering the promise of brighter days ahead."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Long is sparing with the text, keeping it simple and beautifully descriptive. Brilliantly colored illustrations done in acrylic, ink, and pencil stand out on bright white pages, with Little Tree taking the center position in each double-page spread. Tender and gentle and altogether lovely."—Kirkus Reviews

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