In a Nutshell

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An acorn drops from a great oak and grows. Animals nibble at it, a fire threatens it, but overcoming many challenges it eventually towers high in the forest, observing the changing human scene below. Eventually its energy passes into many other life forms—even the cherry pie enjoyed by the boy in the house below.

Author Biography: Joseph Anthony and Cris Arbo are husband and wife who live with their four girls in Buckingham, VA. They have created two children's books with Dawn ...

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Overview

An acorn drops from a great oak and grows. Animals nibble at it, a fire threatens it, but overcoming many challenges it eventually towers high in the forest, observing the changing human scene below. Eventually its energy passes into many other life forms—even the cherry pie enjoyed by the boy in the house below.

Author Biography: Joseph Anthony and Cris Arbo are husband and wife who live with their four girls in Buckingham, VA. They have created two children's books with Dawn Publications: The Dandelion Seed and In a Nutshell. Cris is a professional artist who once was a vocalist with the London Symphony and the London Philharmonic. Among other things, Joseph has been a corrections officer and a traveling musician in the U.S. Navy.

An acorn grows into a mighty oak, helps sustain other life, and eventually dies and continues to give life to others.

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Editorial Reviews

Kristin Harris
Beautifully illustrated, this is the story of a little acorn and how it grew. Reluctantly it dropped on to the dark forest floor, but flourished as it grew into a mighty oak. The oak prospered for many years, and shed many acorns of its own. But then its time was over and it fell to the ground and added nutrients to the soil. A cherry tree was planted in that very spot where the oak tree had fallen. The cherries from that tree were made into a pie that was eaten by the folks who lived in the house next door. The tiny acorn had lived as a tree, nourished the soil and now had nourished people by providing food.
Children's Literature - Kristin Harris
Beautifully illustrated, this is the story of a little acorn and how it grew. Reluctantly it dropped on to the dark forest floor, but flourished as it grew into a mighty oak. The oak prospered for many years, and shed many acorns of its own. But then its time was over and it fell to the ground and added nutrients to the soil. A cherry tree was planted in that very spot where the oak tree had fallen. The cherries from that tree were made into a pie that was eaten by the folks who lived in the house next door. The tiny acorn had lived as a tree, nourished the soil and now had nourished people by providing food.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613461962
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 9.12 (w) x 11.36 (h) x 0.37 (d)

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