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If I Were A Tree


Hello! This is where you can buy my illustrated children’s books. When you buy books directly from a small publisher (like me!) you are supporting small business and independent creativity. Plus, I am happy to sign and personalize them for you. :)

If I Were A Tree


If I Were A Tree


(2007) A uniquely shaped book that is a celebration of trees through gentle verse and colorful illustrations of various trees species in all seasons. Includes an "Info Page" all about trees for easy integration in a science classroom. Teachers’ Choice Award, National Arbor Day Foundation’s Media Award, American Horticultural Society’s “Growing Good Kids” Book Award.

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ISBN 97809721967-3-4

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