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THE LAST LEAF, is a beautifully illustrated story about a special leaf whose courage and tenacity helps him overcome defeat. This is a story that expresses triumph over adversity and celebrates the underdog. THE LAST LEAF begins on a fine day in early spring as the newly sprouted leaves on The Great Oak Tree laugh when they see a small misshapen leaf blossom on their branc ...more
Hardcover, 29 pages
Published 2016 by Decozen Books
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Rosie
Nov 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
On the first day of spring each year, new buds and leaves sprout on the branches of the Great Oak Tree. As the buds blossom into shiny green leaves, one bud named Crinkle has problems sprouting. With gentle encouragement, Crinkle finally sprouts, but he is small and pink instead of being large and green like the other leaves. The other leaves laugh at Crinkle and make fun of him, except for Old Gus, who is the biggest leaf on the tree. Crinkle fears the upcoming autumn after hearing that all of ...more
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Jan 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Reviewed by Willow (age 7) for Reader Views (01/17)

“The Last Leaf” by Billy Baldwin is a story about a young leaf named Crinkle, who couldn’t get out of his branch because he was stuck, but he finally pops out and is surprised he is purple! He doesn’t match any of the other leaves. He believes he can’t do anything right, while other leaves and branches make fun of him. Only Old Gus, the oldest leaf, tries to comfort and encourage the young leaf by telling him that when leaves fall off the tree t
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Mrs Mommy Booknerd http://mrsmommybooknerd.blogspot.com
This book is about overcoming diversity and believing in yourself. This book is all heart. This book will resonate with all the kids that either read it or have it read to them. It is so much more than just a book, it is about finding way to teach kids to love themselves. Books are a powerful tools when it comes to teaching kids their value. This book has a character than kids can relate to and make the lesson applicable to them. It is great that the author had Baldwin has dyslexia, because my s ...more
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Dec 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Nov 19, 2016
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