Reviews for Giving Tree


Horn Book Guide Reviews 2003 Fall
This book about a boy and a generous tree, who gives him all she has, has long been cherished as a tale of unconditional, selfless love, and likewise condemned as a story of complete codependency. Its controversial themes now live on in a new format, with the same short text per page and evocative line drawings now made larger for easier sharing with a group. Copyright 2003 Horn Book Guide Reviews

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Publishers Weekly Review 2003 April #2
The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein's classic parable of selfless love and devotion originally published in 1964, is now available in a larger-size edition. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

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Publishers Weekly Reviews 2005 September #4
Wrapped in a festive red jacket, The Giving Tree (1964) by Shel Silverstein is all dressed up for Christmas, in the classic tale of a tree that gives and gives until it can give no more. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

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