The Woodcutter and The Most Beautiful Tree by Robb N. Johnston

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The determined woodcutter stands before The Most Beautiful Tree on four occasions. In the spring, summer, and autumn, the Tree is able to use her wits and generosity to cleverly avoid his axe. In the dead cold of winter, however, she finds herself barren and defenseless when he comes calling one last time... The story of the woodcutter and the Most Beautiful Tree is meant to be enjoyed over and over again by readers and listeners of all ages. The highly-stylized, watercolor-and-ink illustrations truly bring the the characters and their world to life. 40 pages, full-color, manufactured in the United States. -- Awarded the prestigious "Kirkus Star" by Kirkus Book Reviews -- Named to Kirkus Reviews' "BEST OF 2011."
 

About Robb N. Johnston

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
 
Published January 1, 2011 by Robert N. Johnston. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As the seasons pass, a wise and beautiful tree must persuade a jolly woodcutter not to chop her down.

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The Woodcutter and the Most Beautiful Tree earned a Kirkus Star for its witty dialogue and colorful illustrations that evoke the majesty of the four seasons with strokes of watercolor, ink pen, colored pencil and acrylic paint.

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