Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Albert’s Tree by Jenni Desmond - ADVISABLE

Desmond, Jenni Albert’s Tree, illustrated by Jenni Desmond. PICTURE BOOK. Candlewick Press, 2016. $16. 9780763696887.

Each Spring, Albert, the bear awoke and raced to his favorite tree he called his own.  One spring, the tree started crying.  Albert enlisted forest friends to help so the tree would stop crying.  After a few failed attempts, bear decides to give his tree a hug.  What happens next is a pleasant surprise for Albert.

This is a sweet story of a bear and his friends. It teaches the value of sharing what we love with others. The simple illustrations show bear’s cute expressions clearly.


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