A Tree Is Nice

Paperback | June 26, 1987

byJanice May Udry

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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.

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This Caldecott Medal-winning book shows, with poetic simplicity and beauty, why trees are so good to have around as it describes the delights to be had in, with, or under a tree. Full-color illustrations.

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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.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 6.19 × 0.08 inPublished:June 26, 1987Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064431479

ISBN - 13:9780064431477

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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This Caldecott Medal-winning book shows, with poetic simplicity and beauty, why trees are so good to have around as it describes the delights to be had in, with, or under a tree. Full-color illustrations.

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"A radiant and buoyant picture book." (The Horn Book)