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The Shady Tree
By (author): Demi Illustrated by: Demi
9781627797696 Hardcover, Picture book English Juvenile: Age (years) from 4 - 8 JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic Oct 25, 2016 Print Run: 25000
$24.99 CAD
Active 10.26 x 10.16 x 0.39 in 32 pages full color throughout Henry Holt and Co. Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A beautiful companion to Demi's classicThe Empty Pot.
In this new Chinese fable, Ping returns and deals with the selfish and greedy Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share. Ping turns Tan Tan's greed into his own gain, but even with his new-found wealth, Ping is true to his generous nature—there is room for everyone. Simply told and beautifully illustrated,The Shady Tree is sure to become a classic.

Demi is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for children, includingThe Empty Pot,Liang and His Magic Paintbrush, andBuddha Stories. She lives in Washington state.

The Shady Tree:

"Demi retells a Chinese folktale using artistic elements that reflect the story’s culture. . . . Pair withThe Little Tree That Would Not Share(2016), by Nicoletta Costa, for another way to be reminded of the virtues and joy of sharing." —Booklist


The Empty Pot:

"A beautifully crafted book that will be enjoyed as much for the richness of its illustrations as for the simplicity of its story." -School Library Journal

Florence Nightingale:

"Students will linger on each page, soaking in the details and seeing connections with modern-day practices that were inspired by Nightingale's tireless work. Demi's attention to detail and thorough descriptions make this biography one to own." -School Library Journal

"A lovely picture book celebrating the Lady with the Lamp." -Booklist

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