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Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf Hardcover – Jan 12 2001

4.2 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (Jan. 12 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0152661972
  • ISBN-13: 978-0152661977
  • Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 0.8 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 408 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #89,308 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From Publishers Weekly

Ehlert ( Color Zoo ) uses a variety of materials--including paper, ribbons and paints--to depict the beginning of a sugar maple's life. Some time after seeds fall from a tree in the woods, nursery workers collect the slender sprouts; years later the tree is sold to a customer (the young first-person narrator of the book), taken home and carefully planted. Once again Ehlert provides a visual bounty: her pages are awash in the riotous reds and golds of autumn and the fresh, vibrant greens of new growth. There is bounteous information, too: in addition to the tree itself she includes several varieties of birds and many of the objects associated with gardening. An appendix provides further details on the biology and upkeep of trees. Less successful is the story line linking the tree to the narrator; the child remains an unseen abstraction whose utterances ("I love my tree") appear stiff and a bit forced. Ages 4-8.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 3-- This very striking book examines the life of a sugar maple tree from the point of view of a young child. Each spread is a visual masterpiece; Ehlert has added elements of collage and watercolored paper that lend sophistication and diversity to her ever-evolving style. Preschoolers will delight in naming objects found on each double-page spread, newly independent readers will appreciate the oversized type, and slightly older children will make use of the appendix explaining the various functions and parts of a tree, along with tips on selecting and planting one. Although the book is absolutely stunning, text and illustrations in several instances are not a perfect union. Youngsters may question the "I" in the opening narration, or wonder why seeds covered with snow are mentioned but not depicted. The cover spread is gorgeous, yet the title is not particularly apt or telling. Still, both public and school libraries will find this book popular and valuable, especially when used along with Janice Udry's A Tree Is Nice (HarperCollins, 1956) or Alvin Tresselt's The Dead Tree (Parents Magazine Pr., 1972; o.p.). --Eve Larkin, Chicago Public Library
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Format: Hardcover
My baby (10 months old) loves Lois Ehlert's vivid collages. He really enjoyed Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf with its crumpled tissue leaves and real tree tags along with charming representations of people, trucks, etc. For the adult reader, there is subtle humor in the inclusion of what look like real tags from trees, and the attribution of homesickness to the tree (just when it was getting settled in, they dug it up and took it to the garden center...). Older children just learning to read will probably get a kick out of the inclusion of "hidden words"... tiny scraps of text set right into the pictures, saying things like "bird treat" and "squirrel"... There's even a recipe for the bird treat in the back of the dust cover!
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By A Customer on Oct. 30 2002
Format: Hardcover
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf was an all right book! It was about how trees are planted,
which leafs belong to which trees, and also how workers come and pick up tree sprouts to
get transplanted and they tend them year after year then once the trees start to settle in
they get measured, marked, and then uprooted again the workers load the tree up and take
it to a place where people can go and buy it and re-plant it in their yard and that's what the
kid in the story did! I don't think kids would really enjoy this book because it was pretty
boring in my opinion but also very educational to the point kids would learn many things
from this book!
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Format: Hardcover
I think that this book is a great book for children. Not only does it tell the story of how a tree comes to be, it also has detailed pictures with captions. In the back of the book there is more detailed information on how trees grow and how to make special bird treats. This is fun for the whole family and could possibly be your childs favorite.
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