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Publishers WeeklyOld favorites find their way back into print. Leo Leonni's The Alphabet Tree was first published in 1968, during America's involvement in Vietnam. In this simple allegory, a fierce wind keeps a tree filled with timid letters at bay. A word-bug and a caterpillar instruct them to form words that say something important (the message they form: "Peace on earth and goodwill toward all men") and then the letters head for the White House. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
From the Publisher“The Alphabet Tree, by Leo Lionni, is tops on the list of picture books that teach as well as amuse." —Time
“Handsomely illustrated . . . an amusing and informative word game." —The Chicago Sun-Times
- Random House Children's Books
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- 9.11(w) x 11.03(h) x 0.45(d)
- Age Range:
- 3 - 7 Years
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The Alphabet Tree based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Leo Lionni is a master of word choice. Children of all ages will love this story!
Ever since I was in Second Grade this has been my favorite children's book. It just always appealed to me. I love the simplicity of the story and the little letters. I can't say more than I will always love it.
This book is excellent for teaching children that letters make words and words make sentences. It also has a message about peace and goodwill.