Item description for The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale by Angela Elwell Hunt & Tim Jonke...
Overview This classic tale that tells the Easter story from a different perspective presents three trees that stand on a mountainside, dreaming of what they want to be when they grow up. Each of their dreams comes true in an unexpected way in this lovely retelling of an old folk tale. Illustrations.
Publishers Description Once upon a mountaintop, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up. Each of their dreams come true in an unexpected way in this lovely retelling of an old folk tale. This Lion classic, beloved by young and old, is now retold in simpler text for younger readers.
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Studio: Cook Communications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.2" Width: 5" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Feb 1, 2001
Publisher David C. Cook
Grade Level Grade School
ISBN 0745945937 ISBN13 9780745945934
Availability 59 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 28, 2017 04:30.
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More About Angela Elwell Hunt & Tim Jonke
Angela Elwell Hunt is the author of numerous books, including If I Had Long, Long Hair (winner of the Lorna Baslian Prize for children's books), Nat the Brat, Mom and Dad don't Live together Anymore. She lives in Largo, Florida, with her family.
Reviews - What do customers think about Tale Of Three Trees Board Book?
Precious story Jan 19, 2007
I read this story to the children in the Montessorie school and after ward they all said thank you and got in line to hug me they enjoyed it so well. Hope fully it will all cause us to think.
Great lesson about life differing from dreams Jan 18, 2007
This was a book at my doctors office. I was so impressed that I went home and ordered it. The lessons are a little advanced for my 2.5 year-old, but the story is nice all the same. The story is about three trees that all have aspirations. "Life" doesn't turn out at all as these trees had aspired, but all go on to be very significant, even if at first it seemeded the opposite was to be true. It has very spiritual ties to the Christian faith, but is an interesting lesson to all to have faith that things will turn out as they should.
the tale of three trees Oct 23, 2006
The tale of three trees was a book I received my ninth Christmas. At first I thought the book looked stupid but when I actually sat down and read it I found it to be a very impactful book. The one place, in the book, that impacted me the most was towards the middle of the story when the third tree said "I want to grow so tall when people stop to look at me they will raise their eyes to heaven and think of God", this third tree was the tree I connected with the most. What this tree said made me think and impacted my life for the better.
The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale Jul 6, 2006
I am a Catholic School teacher and have read this to my class at different times of the year. I find it a fantastic tale and the children are always amazed by the end of the story. I have purchased it for our Pastor when he was transfered to another parish and he said it brought tears to his eyes. It's a great tale of how you don't have to be embedded with jewles, pointing to the sky or a grand ship taking fanastic voyages to be a good person. God loves us just the way we are weather it be in a mink coat or rags.
Great Book Mar 1, 2006
I highly recommend this book. It's great for all ages to understand that life doesn't always work out as planned, God's plan is better.