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Tree: A little story about big things

Author/Illustrator: Danny Parker and Matt Ottley

Publisher: Little Hare (Hardie Grant Egmont)

Suitable: Year 3 to Year 6

A beautiful picture book that tells the story of a sapling growing in the shelter of an older tree, where he is safe and happy. One day a violent storm destroys everything the sapling knows and suddenly he finds himself alone and unprotected. But as the sapling grows, he gradually discovers that every end is a new beginning.

Links to the Western Australian Curriculum:

English: Literature Strand: Responding to literature, Literature and context, Examining literature and Creating literature.  Language Strand: Text structure and organisation and Expressing and developing ideas

Science: Biological Sciences

Health: Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

General Capabilities: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking and Ethical Understanding

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