Peter's Tree by Bernadette Watts
  

Synopsis

Peter's Tree by Bernadette Watts

Peter wants to get his mother the perfect gift for her birthday. His sisters paint a picture and bake a cake -- but they won't let Peter join in. Instead, he dreams of giving his mother the most beautiful tree in the world. Grandad promises to help but Peter is disappointed with the black stick he digs up. How could anyone think this was a beautiful tree? Then the seasons change, and so does the tree. Will Peter's tree flourish in the end? This enchanting tale of childhood and seasonal transformation is brought to life by Bernadette Watts' beautifully observed illustrations of the natural world.

Reviews

'A poignant story brought to life by beautiful images. My daughter and I particularly loved the pictures of the garden, which is captured so wonderfully across the seasons.'

About the Author

Bernadette Watts

Bernadette Watts was born in Northampton, England, in 1942. She has illustrated over fifteen picture books for children, including many traditional tales, in a career spanning several decades. She won the prestigious Japanese Owl Prize for illustration in 1986. She lives in Kent, England.

Photo Toni Suter taken from the author's website.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
34 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Bernadette Watts
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Author's Website

www.bernadettewatts.com/

Publisher

Floris Books
www.florisbooks.co.uk

Publication date

22nd January 2015

ISBN

9781782501787


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