Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
The Great Spruce by John Duvall
Add The Great Spruce to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

The Great Spruce

Best Seller
The Great Spruce by John Duvall
Hardcover $17.99
Oct 18, 2016 | ISBN 9780399160844

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Oct 18, 2016 | ISBN 9780399160844 | 5-8 years

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Oct 18, 2016 | ISBN 9780698196278 | 5-8 years

    Buy from Other Retailers:

Product Details

Praise

Praise for The Great Spruce:

“Why do we chop down Christmas trees, anyway? Duvall is out to persuade readers to try a live tree. . . . Gibbon’s loose art is just right, making the winter world look teeming, twinkling and homey.”—The New York Times Book Review

Appealing illustrations in acrylic ink and colored pencil… A pleasant holiday story with a subtle hint to protect living trees instead of cutting them down.”—Kirkus Reviews 

“Gibbon’s (The Bee Who Spoke) images of a countryside speckled with cottages and snowy cityscapes recall the work of Ludwig Bemelmans, amplifying the sweetly nostalgic mood of newcomer Duvall’s story.”—Publishers Weekly

“An attractive holiday offering with an environmental focus.”—School Library Journal

“Gibbon’s cozy acrylic-ink and colored-pencil art accentuates the tree’s grandeur in both its idyllic country home and its big-city home-away.”—The Horn Book

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Get the latest updates from John Duvall
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top