978-0-86516-499-4 / 9780865164994

Arbor Alma/the Giving Tree (Latin Edition)


Publisher:Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers



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About the book:

An evocative parable, The Giving Tree-the story of a lifelong relationship between a boy and the tree who happily responds to the boy's every need -is retold in Latin in Arbor alma. This edition features the original artwork of Shel Silverstein and a translation in a style that echoes the spirit of The Giving Tree.

The Giving Tree is Shel Silverstein's simple yet profound telling of a lifelong relationship between a boy and a nurturing tree. The boy becomes an old man, and, from branches to trunk, diminishes the tree's stature with his requests-or does he? This tender tale has invited generations of readers, young and old, to ponder what it means to give and what, to receive.

The Giving Tree is here rendered in exquisite Latin, a language whose own simple grandeur complements that of Silverstein's original story and illustrations. Arbor Alma adds one more dimension to this multifaceted classic. This Latin-language edition is a welcome, all-occasion gift, a delightful way to revisit a treasured tale, and an enjoyable way to refresh your high school Latin.

*originally published in English by HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1964.

Special Features

Exquisite Latin translation in a style that echoes the spirit of the original
Original artwork of Shel Silverstein
Latin-to-English vocabulary
Note on the translation and the translators

Also available:

Green Eggs and Ham In Latin: Virent Ova! Viret Perna!! - ISBN 0865165556
Octavus Octopus: Octavus the Octopus - ISBN 0865166986

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