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There Was a Tree

There Was a Tree


Language/s: English

“And the green grass grew all around, all around.” The well-known cumulative children’s song “The Green Grass Grew All Around” has been adapted into this colorful picture book. It tells the story of a beautiful umbrella acacia tree and how it grows to become a beautiful element of nature in an African setting. The author utilizes colorful pictographic rebus icons to illustrate the repeated words in the text which makes it fun and easy for young readers to follow along and read the story.

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There Was a Tree

Publisher: Africa (Nancy Paulsen Books)

Year: 2012

ISBN: 9780399257414

National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: JP English 782.42 IS