A Grand Old Tree

ῴ Broché A Grand Old Tree uk Ὸ Kindle Author Mary Newell Depalma ‖ ῴ Broché A Grand Old Tree uk Ὸ Kindle Author Mary Newell Depalma ‖ Once there was a grand old tree So begins this lovely, spare story of the life cycle of a dogwood tree, with nary a human in sight to sentimentalize or speed up the process Indeed, through all four seasons, this ever changing grand old tree is home to birds, squirrels and bugs She flowers, bears red fruit, loses and regrows her leaves, sows seeds and has many children, spread far and wide Over the years, she basks in the sun, bathes in the rain, sways in the breeze and dances in the wind until she can sway and dance no When she s very old, she falls over and dies, but as a log she still provides a home to many creatures and her offspring keep on keepin on DePalma s delicate tissue paper collage and watercolor illustrations with miscellaneous fibers are winningly simple and her big eyed animals are sweetly comical, especially the fruit munching squirrel buddies and the fat, leaf sailing ladybugs A winsome introduction to the cycles of life KirkusBooklist 11 15 05 For many years a tree flourishes It shelters birds, squirrels, and insects while flowering, bearing fruit, shedding leaves, and providing seeds that grow into many new trees After the old tree dies, it still provides a home to animals and insects as it slowly decomposes Meanwhile, its offspring grow and flourish, home to many creatures, just like the grand old tree The simple text conveys the tree s life and death in a matter of fact way, but with well chosen words that are poetic in the economy of their expression and the precision of their imagery On one page, words combine with an illustration to form a concrete poem, with the text forming the shape of the trunk and the ground and the picture representing the tree s crown, the sky, and a bird Neither sentimental nor unfeeling, this appealing picture book offers an appreciation of the cycle of life through a story that is accessible to young children Booklist The life cycle of a tree is introduced through deceptively simple text and art DePalma s short, measured phrases turn facts about a tree s growth, her seasonal changes, and the home she provides to a variety of creatures into an ode to an often overlooked part of the natural world The fact that the tree is given a female persona makes her seem that much alive than if she were an it Her roots sank deep into the earth, her arms reached high into the sky The art superbly complements the writing The use of white space to set off the child inspired illustration style allows the words to stand out and makes the entire design clear and crisp The tree s demise on a winter evening is particularly striking Perfect for storyhour and for beginning readers, this book will make a grand addition to most collections School Library JournalOnce there was a grand old tree, whose roots sank deep into the earth and whose arms reached high into the sky Every spring the grand old tree flowered and bore cherries for the squirrels and birds that made their homes in her leafy branches And every year, seeds from the tree scattered in the wind, along with many millions of leaves Mary Newell DePalma creates an emotional tale of life and renewal, of nature s bounty and quiet balance, illustrated with simple images made powerful with vivid colors and moving compositions. 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    • Broché
    • 0439623340
    • A Grand Old Tree
    • Mary Newell Depalma
    • Anglais
    • 06 May 2016

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