Winners! BookviewPLUS: The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the American Rain Forest

Author: Lynne Cherry

Illustrator: Lynne Cherry

First Published: 1990

Genre: Realistic Fiction


  • Jungle animals - Animal Kingdom
  • Trees - Basic Concept Books
  • Conservation and ecology - Information Books
  • Rain Forests - Natural World

Bookbrief: The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.

Recommended Grade Group: PreK-Grade 2

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