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We Planted a Tree

Illustrated by Bob Staake
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Paperback
$8.99 US
8"W x 10"H x 0.15"D   | 6 oz | 48 per carton
On sale Feb 23, 2016 | 40 Pages | 978-0-553-53903-5
Age 3-7 years | Preschool - 2
Reading Level: Lexile AD510L | Fountas & Pinnell K
Perfect for springtime reading! In this poetic picture book with environmental themes, illustrated by award-winning artist Bob Staake, two young families in two very different parts of the world each 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. Now in paperback, this book can be enjoyed by children in classrooms everywhere.
  • NOMINEE
    Bank Street Child Study Children's Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    New York State Charlotte Award
Diane Muldrow is the author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book series, and an editorial director at Golden Books. She has written dozens of children’s books, including We Planted a Tree, a 2010 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best selection, and a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year. Diane is the editor of Golden Legacy: The Story of Golden Books by Leonard Marcus. View titles by Diane Muldrow
Bob Staake's 2006 Golden Book The Red Lemon was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. His 2008 Golden Book The Donut Chef received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to his work with Random House, Bob's titles include Mary Had a Little Lamp (Bloomsbury), Look! A Book! (Little Brown), and Cars, Galore (Candlewick). Outside of his work in children's publishing, Bob's illustrations have also been seen on several popular New Yorker covers, including the 11/17/08 "Reflection" cover that is officially the most popular New Yorker cover of all time. In 2008, Bob was the recipient of Time magazine's 2008 Best Magazine Cover award. View titles by Bob Staake

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Perfect for springtime reading! In this poetic picture book with environmental themes, illustrated by award-winning artist Bob Staake, two young families in two very different parts of the world each 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. Now in paperback, this book can be enjoyed by children in classrooms everywhere.

Awards

  • NOMINEE
    Bank Street Child Study Children's Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    New York State Charlotte Award

Author

Diane Muldrow is the author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book series, and an editorial director at Golden Books. She has written dozens of children’s books, including We Planted a Tree, a 2010 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best selection, and a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year. Diane is the editor of Golden Legacy: The Story of Golden Books by Leonard Marcus. View titles by Diane Muldrow
Bob Staake's 2006 Golden Book The Red Lemon was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. His 2008 Golden Book The Donut Chef received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to his work with Random House, Bob's titles include Mary Had a Little Lamp (Bloomsbury), Look! A Book! (Little Brown), and Cars, Galore (Candlewick). Outside of his work in children's publishing, Bob's illustrations have also been seen on several popular New Yorker covers, including the 11/17/08 "Reflection" cover that is officially the most popular New Yorker cover of all time. In 2008, Bob was the recipient of Time magazine's 2008 Best Magazine Cover award. View titles by Bob Staake

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