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The Red Tree
The Red Tree
Author: Shaun Tan
When a child awakens with dark leaves drifting into her bedroom, she feels that "sometimes the day begins with nothing to look forward to, and things go from bad to worse." Feelings too complex for words are rendered into an imaginary landscape where the child wanders, oblivious to the glimmer of promise in the shape of a tiny red leaf. Everythi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780968876831
ISBN-10: 0968876838
Publication Date: 3/1/2003
Pages: 32
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.

4.8 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Simply Read
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is one of my all-time favorite books. It is written as a child's book, but I have actually only given it to adults who are depressed or going through difficult circumstances. The illustrations are AMAZING in their complexity, visual and emotional. The message is simple, affirming, but is NEVER ever sappy.
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wonderful illustrations. Not just for adults. I take this book out once in a while to get me through the really hard days.