Candlewick Press MA

The Tree: An Environmental Fable

When a family wants to cut down a tree to build a house, what happens to the animals’ nests and burrows? Can a tree be home to everyone?For the rabbits, birds, and squirrels, the big tree is home. But then come two new arrivals with wonderful plans, all ready to create their dream house. What will it mean for the animal families if their tree is cut down? With empathy and imagination, Neal Layton offers a hopeful outlook in this simple and powerful fable about the hth empathy and imagination, Neal Layton offers a hopeful outlook in this simple and powerful fable about the harmony of the natural world. read more