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Leo's Tree

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The gentle tale of a baby boy and the tree planted in honor of his birth. When Leo is born, his father plants a tree—a scratchy, branchy linden tree. Soon Leo is growing hair and the tree is sprouting buds, the first of many delightful changes that boy and tree experience during their early years together. As the seasons change, Leo and his tree continue to grow strong and ...more
Paperback, 24 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Annick Press
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Sarah Christensen
Mar 25, 2010 Sarah Christensen rated it it was amazing
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Leo's Tree is such a beautiful, heartwarming story! It is truly one of my household's favorites and I think it should be a classic. The prose is simple, which is perfect for a small child. The story is very touching - a family plants a tree for their son, Leo, upon his birth and then the boy and the tree grow up together - and opens the path for discussion about how different families celebrate babie
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Kimberly
Jul 19, 2016 Kimberly rated it it was amazing
This book is already a family favorite. My 3 month old responds to it every time we read it. It's a wonderful book about growth and a great introduction to changing seasons. The illustrations are fabulous giving you lots of images to point out as you read the story.
Skylar Burris
May 08, 2008 Skylar Burris rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens
This book has attractive illustrations, and the story is written as a halfway decent poem. It's about a little boy and the tree that is planted when he is born. My daughter enjoyed it.
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A book for younger children K-3rd grade. A baby discovering nature and the word for the first time.
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