Picture a Tree - NEW!!
Written and Illustrated by Barbara Reid
Picture a tree - what do you see?
From bare branches tracing the sky to an explosion of colour, a place for adventure or a friend to shelter us from the sun-a tree can be so many things. With lyrical text and her signature Plasticine magic, Barbara Reid captures these majestic beings: in every season, growing and changing, interacting with the people and animals around them.
"a marvel of sharp observation, appreciation and playfulness." Toronto Star
"Reid...puts the brightly coloured modelling medium to astounding use." Montreal Gazette
"another extraordinary book to delight readers of every age." Quill & Quire
****/4 - Highly Recommended Canadian Review of Materials
• 2012 Libris Children's Picture Book of the Year
• The Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books for Kids and Teens, starred selection
• OLA Best Bets for Children Selection, 2012
• Toronto Public Library First & Best List, 2011
• The 2012 Governor General's Award for Illustration
• The Amelia Francis Howard Gibbon award for Illustration
• The Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Picture Book Award
• The Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award
• The Shining Willow Award