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WHEN A TREE GROWS follows a wacky chain of events when a squirrel's nut obsession takes him far from the forest and his klutzy friend, Moose.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 2nd 2019 by Sterling Children's Books
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Teresa
Mar 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Is this a cause-and-effect or choose-your-own-adventure book? It’s a bit of both and more! When a Tree Grows is an adorably fun book about possible hilarious consequences of every action taken by a cast of forest animals with strong personalities. It leads you on an absurdly humorous journey and circles back to a very satisfying conclusion. Perfect for both story time and bedtime reading, parents and kids will all love this picture book!
Shauna
Apr 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When a Tree Grows is a clever story that continuously gives readers a peek at one thing that could happen before taking a sharp turn in a more interesting direction. The woodland characters are cute, the novel storytelling technique is engaging, and the plot twists are...nuts.
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Apr 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is ingenious and fun! Employing two possible outcomes - one plain and expected and one funny and extreme - for each action that occurs, Cathy and Kasia draw the reader through the text in anticipation of what happens next. The curled paper edge illustration is such a fun way to tantalize the reader. 
Is a tree a scratching post or a horrible wake-up call for a bear? When Bear wakes, does he roll over or charge outside into Moose? Following the antics of Moose, Bear, and Squirrel, the st
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Cathy Ballou Mealey is a picture book writer and poet with degrees in psychobiology, classical civilization, and higher education administration. Along the way she’s learned a little about children with autism, saxophones, and guinea pigs. She's worked as a crossing guard, hash-slinger, gift-wrapper and pet sitter among other more lucrative but less surprising professional positions in college adm ...more