By Shel Silverstein
'Once there has been a tree...and she enjoyed a bit boy.'
So starts off a narrative of unforgettable notion, superbly written and illustrated through the proficient and flexible Shel Silverstein.
Every day the boy might come to the tree to consume her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk...and the tree used to be satisfied. yet because the boy grew older he started to wish extra from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave.
This is a young tale, touched with unhappiness, aglow with comfort. Shel Silverstein has created a relocating parable for readers of every age that gives an affecting interpretation of the reward of giving and a serene recognition of another's potential to like in return.