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The Magnificent Tree

By Nick Bland   Illustrated by Stephen Michael King   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443119627 Hardcover
32 Pages | 9.35" x 11.25" | Ages 3 to 6

A tender, affirming story that celebrates the unique creativity that each of us brings to the world.

Bonny and Pop are bursting with ideas for inventions and projects. Pop's ideas are big and brave, and Bonny's ideas are simple and clever. When they agree that they need to invent something that will keep the beautiful birds from flying away, each comes up with an idea for a tree. With some careful planning, nurturing and hard work they watch their ideas blossom into everything they hoped — a brave tree, a clever tree... a magnificent tree that the birds will love.

Young readers won't be able to resist this wonderful story by Nick Bland and Stephen Michael King. With text that is simple and clever, and illustrations that are big and brave, The Magnificent Tree is the perfect tale to celebrate and inspire the creative spirit in us all!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Nick Bland:

"Rollicking rhymes...a perfect book!" —The Guelph Mercury

"Combines a simple story with a great rhyme scheme... hilarious drawings and a lesson that's not preachy or heavy-handed." —The Victoria Times-Colonist

"With Bland's trademark engaging illustrations and rhyming verse, this story is sure to be a hit with younger readers." —This Mom Loves blog