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The Giving Tree [Pictorial Children's Reader, Learning to Read, Skill building]

by Silverstein, Shel

Condition: Good/Yes


Clean and Unmarked Text: New York: Harper & Row, 1964 / First Edition / Early Reprint Hardback in Dust Cover : hard cover edition in good plus condition, a typical used book with slight wear to edges and spine. First free end paper removed, otherwise clean and tight. Some minor bumping or scuffs. Overall good / nice copy of this scarce early copy. Excellent reading on the subject. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand for yourself. Or would make an ideal gift for the fan / reader in your life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. In nice reprinted dust cover with waist-up photo of Silverstein on the back of dj with curly hair and full beard. Not price clipped.. Hard Back. Good/Yes. Illus. by Fully Illustrated. Classic American Literature. A Book for Children.

Written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree is a children’s picture book that tells the life stories of a female apple tree and a boy who are able to communicate with each other. In very few words with minimalist drawings, Silverstein’s popular parable explores not only the gift of giving, but also one’s capacity to love.   The Giving Tree received much recognition and praise, making lists such as “Top 100 Picture Books” by School Library Journal, “100 Greatest Books for Kids” by Parent & Child magazine, and “Best Children’s Books” by Goodreads as well as ranking 14th on the "All-Time Bestselling Children's Books” by Publishers Weekly. It has been translated into more than 30 languages. Read more: Identifying first editions of The Giving Tree [Pictorial Children's Reader, Learning to Read, Skill building]


  • Bookseller: Great Pacific Book Co. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5030514-770
  • Title: The Giving Tree [Pictorial Children's Reader, Learning to Read, Skill building]
  • Author: Silverstein, Shel
  • Illustrator: Fully Illustrated
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Yes
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1964 / First Edition / Early Reprint
  • Place: Clean and Unmarked Text
  • Keywords: 060256656 Kid Reader, Juvenile Subject Matter for Today's Enthusiastic Readers. Story is Fresh and Compelling. Ideal for School Aged Readers. Lightweight Tales That Will Intrigue Young Minds. Classic Children's Reader. With Bright Illustration
  • Size: Classic American Literature

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