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Skinny Little Tree

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  5 reviews
All the seasons are worth living..." "May Skinny Little Tree, Wiggly Worms, and Little Leaves remind you that all the seasons of life are worth living.
Paperback, 28 pages
Published June 30th 2013 by Outskirts Press
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Learning that all seasons of life are worth living is the focus of author Jayme Martin’s delightful tale, SKINNY LITTLE TREE.

A youngster finds a skinny little tree smiling and ask why. It says Wiggly Worms are tickling its toes. Then the tree cries because its friend the Blue Bird leaves.

Next the tree becomes worried when its leaves begin to fall. But then the tree dances with glee under the moon. Finally the tree is happy again when all things return.

With each new find, Martin has left a page f...more
Sally Kruger
Author Jayme Martin has created a pretty picture book describing the seasons through the eyes of a skinny little tree. Through questions asked by a curious little boy, skinny little tree shares answers that highlight the passing of the seasons. There is the happiness of summer, the fading of fall, the loss during winter, and finally renewal as spring returns.

Colorful drawings correspond with the text to illustrate the tree's answers. Martin adds a unique touch by including occasional blank pages...more
Naila Moon
Skinny Litte Tree by Jayme Martin and illustrator Clark Andrews Jr. is a short 28 page mostly picture book for the emergent reader.

The book tells the story of a little boy who meets up with a tree who in the beginning is happy. The sun is shining, a bird is singing on its branch and all is right in the world for the tree. The story moves into the different seasons with the skinny little tree changing as the seasons do. The boy interacts with the tree asking it questions as life moves along.

On ev...more

This was a delightful book that the author wrote to read to little ones about the changing of the seasons. It is a nice, easy way to talk to children about changes that all of us experience. The creative thing the author added was blank pages. This allows the children to put into drawings their ideas to go with the story. Wonderful. This book is one that you could save for your child as a keepsake. They will be able to look back on the times when they read or they were read to. A little...more
This is a fabulous book to teach children about the changing of seasons. A little boy approaches Skinny Little Tree and asks her whey she is smiling, weeping, worried, etc., and she tells him why she is feeling those emotions. She responds with an answer that shows she doesn't understand how her environment changes as the seasons change. After each season, there is a workbook page that asks the reader to draw a different element of the plot. I imagine that kids would have a lot of great fun with...more
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