HB: £11.99  March 2020


32 pages  Age 3+


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Only a Tree Knows How to Be a Tree

Mary Murphy

Only a tree knows how to be a tree. But no two trees are the same. Everything and everyone is different and special. And that applies to YOU too!

In the simplest and most satisfying way, Only a Tree shows young children how each of us is unique and at the same time part of the great and wonderful pattern of life.

This is the best book we know to show children the reality of these rather abstract words 'diversity' and 'inclusivity'.


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From reviews of Only A Tree Knows How To Be A Tree...

A celebration of the uniqueness of trees--and birds, dogs, fish, the planet Earth, the universe, and each human being. What makes this feel-good reflection on individuality stand out are the illustrations, childlike in their presentation but surprisingly detailed...Even though many illustrations include tiny details, this will work well for group as well as one-on-one. A simple message delivered effectively.
-Kirkus Reviews


I love Mary’s inclusive, brightly hued, detailed pictures of them all. These alone offer plenty to look at, enjoy and talk about. - Red Reading Hub


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