The Last Tree

The Last Tree

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A small boy longed to roll and play in the grass like his father had when he was a child. But the boy lived in a concrete city without any grass or trees. Then, one day the boy and his friend discovered a sapling hiding behind a low wall. The boy had never seen a tree before. He was so amazed, he dreamed about the tree. imagined it tall. When they heard that a condominium was being built right on the spot where their tree was growing, the boy and his friend knew they had to dig it up and replant it in a safe place. They had to make sure the last tree survived.
Publisher: ©2017.
Toronto :, Kids Can Press,, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017.
ISBN: 9781771387286
1771387289
Characteristics: 1 volume of unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Nieto Guridi, Raúl 1970-- Illustrator
Summary: A small boy longed to roll and play in the grass like his father had when he was a child. But the boy lived in a concrete city without any grass or trees. Then, one day the boy and his friend discovered a sapling hiding behind a low wall. The boy had never seen a tree before. He was so amazed, he dreamed about the tree. imagined it tall. When they heard that a condominium was being built right on the spot where their tree was growing, the boy and his friend knew they had to dig it up and replant it in a safe place. They had to make sure the last tree survived.

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katarina_biblio Oct 13, 2017

Unexpectedly powerful and moving for a children's book. Makes you ache with the desire to see the beautiful green spaces of this world preserved and cherished. Reminiscent of Wall-E, and a great start to a conversation with young ones about climate change and protecting the environment.

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