Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Cherry Tree” as Want to Read:
The Cherry Tree
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Cherry Tree

4.23 of 5 stars 4.23  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  5 reviews
An Asian mother ties an explanation of family history to a poetic lesson on the changing seasons when her daughter asks, ""Mama, what comes in spring?"" Jr Lib Guild.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 31st 1992 by Knopf Books for Young Readers (first published 1991)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Cherry Tree, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Cherry Tree

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 70)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Snufkin
My favourite book as a child! I even took a spare copy to my primary school :-)
Fariba Aadelvand
Story depicts the importance of nature and a special tree. It represents the continuance of life travelling through seasons.
Kelsey
Age: 8-10 years
Media: ink and watercolor

With hope and tender care from two children and an old man, an old cherry tree blossoms for the first time after a war has ravaged the country.

Does not shield children from the realities of war, but offers hope for a better tomorrow.
Marshalla Ramos
Ikeda's use of nature to describe life changes is truly telling of the great griots. A nurturing book that will engage parent and child.
Buxmont Uu
Apr 21, 2013 Buxmont Uu added it
Shelves: bcfl, wamwao
WAMWAO Session 9
Otter Cancerdog
Otter Cancerdog marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2015
Anna
Anna marked it as to-read
May 15, 2015
Jo
Jo marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2015
Ryan
Ryan marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2014
'jiannpeir Chan
'jiannpeir Chan marked it as to-read
Feb 22, 2014
Prats
Prats marked it as to-read
Nov 08, 2013
Michele Abbott
Michele Abbott marked it as to-read
Sep 16, 2013
Asmi Shah
Asmi Shah marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2013
Yaseen
Yaseen marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2013
Ikeda Center
Ikeda Center marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2013
Sushant Dhar
Sushant Dhar marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2013
Diya 046
Diya 046 marked it as to-read
May 18, 2013
Ong Kok tong
Ong Kok tong marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2013
Laura Mccallister
Laura Mccallister marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
53778
Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder, educator, author and poet. He is the third president of the Soka Gakkai lay Buddhist organization and the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which is today one of the world's largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organizations, promoting a philosophy of character development and social engagement for peace.

Ikeda is the
...more
More about Daisaku Ikeda...
Unlocking the Mysteries of Birth & Death: . . . And Everything in Between, A Buddhist View Life The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra: A Discussion, Vol 1 The Human Revolution (The Human Revolution, #1-12) Buddhism Day by Day: Wisdom for Modern Life The New Human Revolution, Volume 1 (The New Human Revolution, #1)

Share This Book