Publisher description for The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest / by Lynne Cherry.

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Counter Exhausted from his labors, a man chopping down a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rain forest puts down his ax, and, as he sleeps, the animals who live in the tree plead with him not to destroy their world. “This modern fable with its urgent message contains an abundance of information in the text and in the lush paintings that portray the wildlife and vegetation of the area.”-The Horn Book

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Conservation of natural resources Fiction, Rain forests Fiction, Ecology Fiction, Kapok Fiction, Jungle animals Fiction