Friday, April 25, 2008

Arbor Day

This is the Tree
Author: Moss, Miriam
Illustrator: Kennaway, Adrienne

Country of Origin: England

Ages: 5 - 9

Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books
"What a lovely book! Both the language and the illustrations are exceptional. Since the baobab tree is basically unfamiliar to the most of us, the snippets of factual information are fascinating." - Children's Book Review Service

"Lush illustrations and lyrical prose convey the respect that this tree deserves." - Green Teacher

"This book is perfect for use by teachers or homeschoolers who are studying the habitat of the African savannah or about the animals of Africa." - The Thinking Mother

"The illustrations by Adrienne Kennaway...are colorful, soft, and full of details that small children will love’s the magical poetry and inviting pictures of the African plains that children and parents will remember." - Curled Up Kids

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