Published June 26, 1987
by HarperTrophy .
Written in English
|Contributions||Marc Simont (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
A Tree is Nice is a children's picture book written by Janice May Udry and illustrated by Marc was published by Harper and Brothers in , and won the Caldecott Medal in The book tells Udry's poetic opinion on why trees are nice: "Trees are pretty. They fill up the sky. If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its Author: Janice May Udry. And each painting of a tree or trees shows just how very nice they can be. "Trees are very nice," says Janice May Udry in her first book for children. She goes on to explain that even one tree is nice, if it is the only one you happen to of the reasons why trees are so good to have around are funny. —The Horn Book A Tree Is Nice is a classic tale about the beauty of the everyday world. "Simont's watercolors perfectly complement the poetic simplicity of the text, allowing the reader room to engage in his or her own imaginative embroiderings about trees" (Children's Books and Their Creators). A Tree is Nice Book -- Little Book A Tree is Nice Book -- Little Book. Students create a Little Book that talks about how trees change through the seasons. Grade: Pre-K Tree Science. The ideas on this page can be used to introduce, reinforce, or extend concepts about trees. Read more. WORKSHEETS. Trees the Seasons.
The book is a Caldecott medal winner for its illustrations. The book explores all of the many benefits that trees bring us. They "fill up the sky," and "make everything beautiful." "Even if you have just one tree, it is nice too." The book goes on to describe the beauty of leaves, the fun of playing in them, and even bonfires with them in the Cited by: To make this mini-book each student will need a copy of the cover and 4 of the inside pages. Students will print the name of one of the four seasons on each page, write about what they like about a tree during the season and illustrate. Examples: A tree is nice in fall. I . A nursery school approach to a general concept. A tree is nice- Why? Because We can climb the tree play pirate ship pick the apples build playhouses out of the leaves. A tree is nice to hang a swing in Birds build nests in trees Sticks come off trees People have picnics there too etc. etc. One follows the give and take of a shared . Mrs. Udrys first book, A Tree Is Nice, illustrated by Marc Simont, won the Caldecott Award for the most distinguished American picture book. Mrs. Udry is also the author of Glenda, Lets Be Enemies (also illustrated by Maurice Sendak), Mary Anns Mud Day, The Mean Mouse and Other Mean Stories, and Thump and Plunk%().
Mrs. Udry's first book, A Tree Is Nice, illustrated by Marc Simont, won the Caldecott Award for the most distinguished American picture book. Mrs. Udry is also the author of Glenda, Let's Be Enemies (also illustrated by Maurice Sendak), Mary Ann's Mud Day, The Mean Mouse and Other Mean Stories, and Thump and Plunk. Marc Simont was born in in Paris/5(17). This Caldecott-winning book describes the simple pleasures of trees. "Simont's watercolors perfectly complement the poetic simplicity of the text, allowing the reader room to engage in his or her own imaginative embroiderings about trees" (Children's Books and Their Creators). Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. The illustrations are a little abstract, and I wish they were all in color, but overall the book tells a nice story about having trees in our lives. One thing that makes this book special, is the poetic way it presents things/5. A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Tree is Nice, - .