A tree is nice

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Winner of the Caldecott Medal

"A radiant and buoyant picture book." --The Horn Book

A Tree Is Nice is a classic tale about the beauty of the everyday world. "Simont's watercolors perfectly complement the poetic simplicity of the text, allowing the reader room to engage in his or her own imaginative embroiderings about trees" (Children's Books and Their Creators).

Trees are beautiful. They fill up the sky. If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree. Birds can make nests in the branches. A tree is good to have around. A tree is nice.

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Grouped Work ID 00020503-50ca-4c53-4e4c-5c7ab43e4e0c
Grouping Title tree is nice
Grouping Author udry janice may
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-19 23:16:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-21 01:50:32AM

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author Udry, Janice May.
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display_description Poetic text describes all the wonderful things about trees including their strong climbing branches, relaxing shade, and amazing growth from a seedling.
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subject_facet Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Medal -- 1957, Nature -- Fiction, Trees, Trees -- Fiction, Trees -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A tree is nice
title_full A tree is nice / Janice May Udry ; pictures by Marc Simont, A tree is nice / by Janice May Udry ; pictures by Marc Simont
title_short A tree is nice
topic_facet Caldecott Medal, Nature, Trees