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The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

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  • Posted May 3, 2013

    Recommend

    This is a really great book to teach about conservation of the Rain Forest.

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  • Posted May 31, 2010

    A great story-

    This is a great story with a touching message. I read this story to my class at school every year as well as my own children. The story of the earth, more specifically the rain forest and all of the living creatures who live there. A young man is in the rain forest and needs to work by chopping down the trees, as he rests he falls asleep and all of the creatures of the rain forest tell the young man their story and how the rain forest is their home. It is a realistic, touching story with a great message.

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  • Posted August 8, 2009

    Reading Mom

    My son is 5yrs old and and loves this story. He enjoys the different chatacter animals and the great pictures. The graphics are absolutely great. He even had his grandmother read it with him and she enjoyed it also. Great read for the imagination and reality.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2004

    amazing

    I remember sitting with my grandmother reading this book...i was 5 then and now at 19 I love this book still. It made a deep impression on me as a child...read this to your children; so that they may grow up to love and care for our earth.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2001

    Book Report on The Great Kapok Tree

    This story takes place deep in the Amazon rainforest. In this story, the characters are a man, the animals of the rainforest and a kid from the Yanomami tribe. The theme of this story is to save the rainforest. In the beginning of the story, a man enters the rainforest to cut down the great kapok tree. He was lulled to sleep by the comfort of the forest. While he was sleeping he was visited by the creatures of the forest. They told him of the damages he would cause if he cut down the tree. Finally, a child from the Yanomami tribe comes and tells him to 'please look upon us with new eyes.' He awoke and saw the beauty of the forest, then he rose up and left leaving the axe behind. My opinion of this book was it was nice to read. I would recommend this book to others.

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