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"A nature-loving little girl's favorite playmate is her maple tree, until the day she's surprised with a baby sister"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.,, 2014
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780399160851
Branch Call Number: je Nich


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Aug 02, 2016

Sweet story and a little unique, although I knew it was going to be a maple tree and her sister too I thought it was lovely for a young kid. My 4 year old liked it and we got to talk about how trees have different types and species.

ChristchurchKids Mar 21, 2016

Just before Maple is born, her parents plant a little sapling. As Maple grows, so does the tree, and each has something to share: Maple sings to her tree and shares her jacket in the cold weather, while the tree provides shelter and shade. On breezy days, they can even dance together! Girl and tree are happy just as they are, but change is on the horizon -- a willow sapling has appeared, signaling the arrival of Maple's new baby sister. Fans of this sweet "arboreal homage" (Kirkus Reviews) won't want to miss the sequels, Maple and Willow Together and Maple and Willow Apart.

BklynMeghanC Dec 15, 2014

A lovely story about a girl named Maple and her special tree. A baby sister is added to the family, along with her own special tree.

MsMonica_0 Oct 13, 2014

A very sweet story that includes a surprise and a very satisfying ending. Suggested for preschool through kindergarten.

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