When soldiers return from World War I, in 1918, a memorial tree is planted... lest we forget! But generations later, what do those who pause in the shadow of the tree's immense branches remember?A perfect gift for Memorial Day or Veteran's Day, this book also teaches about trees as living memorials and can be used all year round in different contexts. Written by internationally acclaimed children's choice author Gary Crew and illustrated by Shaun Tan, winner of the 1998 Crichton Award for Children's Book Illustration.

Author Biography: Gary Crew was born in 1947 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and began writing fiction—mostly teenage, young adult fiction—in 1985. He has twice been awarded the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award (for Strange Objects, 1991, and Angel's Gate,1993). Gary has also been twice shortlisted for the Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Fiction Award for Youth in the U.S. and awarded the American Children's Book of Distinction Award. He also won the Ned Kelly Prize for Crime Fiction. He has twice won the CBC Book of the Year in the picture book category. He is the series editor of Lothian's After Dark series of macabre tales. His books are published internationally.

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ISBN-13: 9780850919837
Publisher: Lothian Books
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.08(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.34(d)

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