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The Resource The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest, Lynne Cherry

The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest, Lynne Cherry

Label
The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest
Title
The great kapok tree
Title remainder
a tale of the Amazon rain forest
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Cherry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A man starts to chop down a great kapok tree in the rainforest. Exhausted from his labours, he puts down his axe and rests, but as he sleeps the animals who live in the tree come and plead with him not to destroy their world. Illustrated in full colour. In LARGE FORMAT.
  • "Exceptionally colorful, bright and full of life. . . . Effectively makes specific the larger story of endangered rain forests by taking the problem one creature at a time." "People ""Spectacular." "School Library Journal ""This modern fable with its urgent message contains an abundance of information."--"The Horn Book""
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cherry, Lynne
Dewey number
JF
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • From Preschool to Third Grade
  • Under 6-8
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rain forests
  • Kapok
  • Children's & Teenage Fiction - age level unknown
  • General Fiction
  • Picture Books for Older Readers
  • Children's picture books
Summary expansion
A man beginning to cut down a great kapok tree falls asleep at its roots. While he dreams, the animals that depend on the tree beg him to reconsider
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest, Lynne Cherry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback
Control code
9780152026141
Dimensions
28x23x1 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
40 p.
Isbn
9780152026141
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col.ill.
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest, Lynne Cherry
Publication
Note
Paperback
Control code
9780152026141
Dimensions
28x23x1 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
40 p.
Isbn
9780152026141
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col.ill.
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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      51.5014572 -0.1944621
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