About this book
Silverstein's moving, illustrated fable which will appeal to adults as well as children. It's sold 8 million copies in the US and has been translated into over 30 languages.
Once there was a little tree ...and she loved a little boy. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk ...and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave.