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The Great Spruce

The Great Spruce (Hardback)

By Duvall, John
Illustrated by Gibbon, Rebecca

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Together with his grandpa, a young boy finds a way to save his favorite tree in this heartwarming Christmas tale Alec loves to climb trees the little apple trees, the wide willow trees, even the tall locust trees. But his favorite is the great spruce, with its sturdy trunk and br...anches that stretch up to the sky. Alec s grandpa planted it as a sapling years and years before Alec was born, and every Christmas, Alec and his grandpa decorate the tree together, weaving tinsel and lights through its branches, making it shine bright. But one day, a few curious men from the nearby city take notice of Alec s glistening great spruce, and ask to take it away for their Christmas celebration. Though it s a huge honor, Alec s heartbroken at the idea of losing his friend. With great courage and creativity, Alec comes up with a plan to save his favorite tree in this joyful holiday tale.
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ISBN 9780399160844
Released NZ 15 Feb 2017
Publisher Penguin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780399160844
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Putnam Adult
Released 15 Feb 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Duvall, John
Illustrated by Gibbon, Rebecca
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
General Picture Books
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 265mm
Height: 301mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code E
Weight 516g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Christmas stories, Christmas, Grandfathers, Trees, JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile