A Tree is Nice


A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry won the Caldecott Honor Medal in 1957 and continues to be adored by young readers for its joyful recounting of the many reasons to love trees. Throughout the pages of the book young readers learn that you can climb a tree, or pick apples from it, or hang a swing in it, or have a picnic under it. Trees protect houses, drop sticks and leaves to play with, and provide shade. For all of these reasons and many more, children learn to love and appreciate trees because a tree is nice.

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