The giving tree

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New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [2014].
[50th anniversary edition]
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : illustrations. ; 23 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
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The Giving Tree turns fifty! To celebrate the anniversary of this classic favorite by Shel Silverstein, this edition features a beautiful metallic green jacket, a commemorative gold sticker, and a CD recording of Silverstein reading The Giving Tree.

Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.

Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

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0060586753, 9780060586751, 0060256656 (Trade), 9780060256654 (Trade), 0060256664 (Library), 9780060256661 (Library)
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General Note
Originally published in 1964.
General Note
Copyright renewed in 1992 by Evil Eye Music.
General Note
Includes sound disc of text narration by the author; copyright 2004 by Evil Eye Music.
A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Silverstein, S. (2014). The giving tree. [50th anniversary edition] New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Silverstein, Shel. 2014. The Giving Tree. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Silverstein, Shel, The Giving Tree. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Silverstein, Shel. The Giving Tree. [50th anniversary edition] New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. Print.

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