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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 The Boy Who Grew into a Tree
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'A heartbreaking fable about nature and our relationship with it, and about the inevitable cycle of life. And then, as if on cue, the baby shaped its mouth into a perfect circle, drew breath into its cheeks and, curling its tiny tongue upon its bottom lip, breathed the long soft sound of wind in the trees. This is a tale of storms and bushfires and wild bees. It is a tale of an old couple and an unexpected gift from the bush. A gift they must one day return . .' (Publisher's blurb)

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    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2012 .
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      Image courtesy of Penguin Books Australia
      Extent: 64p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9780670076734, 0670076732

Works about this Work

[Review] The Boy Who Grew into a Tree H. M. Saxby , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 10)

— Review of The Boy Who Grew into a Tree Gary Crew , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Boy Who Grew into a Tree H. M. Saxby , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 10)

— Review of The Boy Who Grew into a Tree Gary Crew , 2012 single work children's fiction

Awards

2012 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Best Children's Fiction (Told Primarily Through Pictures)
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