Why this book?
Like my book, this is a story about two characters who are different and have a creative and unique relationship. Although the tree and the “boy” are different, they share a bond that lasts a lifetime. The enduring devotion and connection that the tree expresses to the “boy” strike at the heart of the meaning of friendship and love. It’s hard to read this book and not feel moved by it.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
As recommended by Meghan Markle as the one book she can't wait to share with her child - the timeless fable about the gift of love
Once there was a little tree ... and she loved a little boy.
So begins the classic bestseller, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.
Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk ... and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree…