One Day This Tree Will Fall

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$18.99  $17.66
Margaret K. McElderry Books
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11.0 X 11.0 X 0.7 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author
Leslie Barnard Booth is the author of A Stone Is a Story and One Day This Tree Will Fall. She grew up in the Pacific Northwest, attended Pomona College and later earned an MFA in creative writing and an MS in education from the University of Oregon. Leslie lives in Portland, Oregon, and loves exploring the natural world with her family. Visit her at

Stephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator with a penchant for playful color and rich texture. She is the illustrator of many books, including Five Flying Penguins, Bird Count, and Time to Fly. Stephanie grew up in a rural area, so it's no surprise that furry and feathered creatures are her favorite subjects to draw. When she's not drawing, Steph can be found sipping tea and reading books. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and two dogs. Learn more at
** "A lyrical evocation of an essential natural cycle."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Celebrating the interdependence of living things within their ecosystem, this well-crafted picture book reads aloud beautifully."--Booklist
** "Lively, poetic writing and beautiful illustrations . . . combine for a volume perfect for reading aloud, and not only in science classes. Even the youngest of readers and listeners will grasp the concepts of ecosystems and the continuity of life. A model of what an excellent STEM-focused picture book can be."--Horn Book, starred review
"Throughout the tree's many life stages, forest creatures of myriad types both leave their mark and make their home, underscoring the central role that trees play in a larger ecosystem."--Publisher's Weekly
"This is a reverent portrayal of growth and regrowth....Changes in perspective expertly convey the majesty of the landscape and the intricacy of all the creatures amid the branches and roots, reinforcing the tree's existence as a nurturing home."--BCCB