The Old Man Had Cut Some Trees Near His Shop

Code: 09057263

Old Human and the Tree

by Richard Schlatter

2016 Royal Dragonfly Volume Awards: 2nd Place for Children’s Nonfiction. “The Old Man and The Tree” is the tale of 2 unlikely friends: a fellow named Fred and a growing maple tree. When Fred purchases a abode with a fledgling t … more

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2016 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards: 2nd Place for Children’s Nonfiction. “The Onetime Man and The Tree” is the tale of 2 unlikely friends: a young man named Fred and a growing maple tree. When Fred purchases a dwelling with a fledgling tree in his backyard, all he wants is some shade, merely what develops is a bail betwixt man and nature and true friendship. Equally the pair ages together, similar the seasons, their relationship goes through changes every bit well. Based on author Richard Schlatter’s own experience, “The Old Human and The Tree” teaches the important lessons of loyalty and respect every bit they utilise to friends, nature, and oneself. “The Old Man and the Tree” is an inspirational story, based on the author’s real life experiences, which appeals to all ages. A quotation by Nelson Henderson underlies the message of “The Former Man and the Tree:” “The true meaning of life is to found trees, nether whose shade yous do not expect to sit down.” Fred began his lifelong friendship with a young maple tree on Applewood Lane when he was a boyfriend. He liked the tree growing in his back yard, but wished it would abound bigger so it could provide more than shade. Gradually the years went by, the tree grew, and Fred’s appreciation of his friendship with the tree grew also. The two friends grew one-time together. Every bit Fred aged, he noticed that the aging maple tree had some bad habits, such as shedding helicopter seeds and leaves that he had to make clean upwardly. This work grew harder for Fred as he grew older, and finally he told the tree he would take to hire a human to cut the tree down, painful though this was to him. In the end there was merely the stump, and Fred was ill with missing his friend, the erstwhile maple tree, wishing information technology could come back. Finally Fred constitute a helicopter seed from the old tree, planted it in a pot, and transplanted information technology in the back thou near where the old maple tree had stood. He hoped someday others would enjoy the growing tree’south shade, colorful leaves, and sugariness songs of birds in its branches. Fred’s message to all readers is to make a promise: “I promise to never cut down my friends,” because maxim or doing the wrong thing can end a friendship forever. “The Old Homo and the Tree” has generation-spanning appeal, with its delicate realistic illustrations and heartfelt wisdom. -Children’s Bookwatch: September 2015

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Books in English Children’south, Teenage & educational Children’s / Teenage fiction & true stories

  • Full title: Quondam Man and the Tree
  • Writer: Richard Schlatter
  • Language:

    English language
  • Bounden: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 30
  • EAN: 9780991316786
  • ISBN: 9780991316786
  • ID: 09057263
  • Publisher: Sdp Publishing
  • Weight: 112 yard
  • Dimensions: 205 × 254 × vii mm
  • Date of publishing: 01. October 2014

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