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A Tree Is Nice

byJanice May Udry

Hardcover | January 1, 1957

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Winner of the Caldecott Medal

“A radiant and buoyant picture book.” —The Horn Book

A Tree Is Nice is a classic tale about the beauty of the everyday world. "Simont's watercolors perfectly complement the poetic simplicity of the text, allowing the reader room to engage in his or her own imaginative embroiderings about trees" (Children's Books and Their Creators).

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.

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.
Title:A Tree Is NiceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11.26 × 6.74 × 0.36 inPublished:January 1, 1957Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060261560

ISBN - 13:9780060261566

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


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“A radiant and buoyant picture book.”