The Tree That's Meant to Be

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Oxford University Press, Oct 3, 2019 - Animals - 32 pages
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A gorgeous Christmas picture book that's destined to become a festive classic. A little fir tree is too small and too imperfect to be chosen at Christmas time. But being left alone in the forest brings more rewards than the tree could ever have hoped for . . .This is a charming and classic-feeling Christmas picture book with a heartfelt message about love and embracing what makes us different. Families will love sharing the story and talking about kindness, generosity, and the true meaning of Christmas.Award-winning author Yuval Zommer puts the living world at the heart of his powerful storytelling.

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User Review  - LibrarianRyan - LibraryThing

Not all trees are perfect shaped Christmas trees that people want to cut down. Some are odd and do not grow strait. They are meant to be left in the forest for its natural inhabitants to love and use. This story was nice, but a bit sad. Read full review

The Tree That's Meant to Be

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“While other trees/ grew poised and tall,/ I lagged behind,” mourns a small evergreen in the midst of a forest, “looking different. Feeling small.” When winter comes and families flood the area ... Read full review

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About the author (2019)

Yuval Zommer graduated from London's Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He has worked as a creative director at many leading advertising agencies. But picture books are his true passion and he has illustrated many beautiful and award-winning information books that offer childrena delightful way to become nature explorers.

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