We Planted a Treeby Diane Muldrow, Bob Staake
We planted a tree and it grew up, While it reached for the sky and the sun. . . . In this simple poem illustrated by award winner Bob Staake, two young families in two very different parts of the world plant a tree. As the trees flourish, so do the families . . . while trees all over the world help clean the air, enrich the soil, and give fruit and shade. With a nod to Kenya's successful Green Belt Movement, Diane Muldrow's elegant text celebrates the life and hope that every tree-from Paris to Brooklyn to Tokyo-brings to our planet. Perfect for young readers!
In this NOOK kids book, children can tap to enlarge text and pinch & stretch to zoom in on pictures.
Meet the Author
DIANE MULDROW, an editorial director at Golden Books, has written dozens of children’s books. She is the author of the bestselling Everything I Need to Know series, and she edited Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children’s Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way by Leonard Marcus.
BOB STAAKE is the creator of many books for children, including My Pet Book; Bluebird; The Red Lemon, a 2006 New York Times Best Illustrated Book; The Donut Chef, a Children’s Choice Book Awards finalist; and Look! A Book! He’s also a prolific and highly acclaimed commercial illustrator whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Time, the Washington Post, and the New York Times.
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