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Only a Tree Knows How to be a Tree

By Mary Murphy
Illustrated by Mary Murphy

With a sure touch, this beautiful book shows every young child its special place in the world, and how everyone and everything is both itself and part of the whole

Only a Tree knows how to be a tree! But trees are just the start – everything and everyone is different and special. Birds, dogs, fishes, people – and our Earth itself – all have their own unique place in our world. And only you know how to be you. With a sure touch, this book shows every child its place in the world, and how everyone and everything is both part of the whole and special in itself.

  • Explores and explains a big idea in a way that young children immediately understand
  • Brings the wonders of the world right down to young child level
  • Mary Murphy is an international picture book star, and her books are known and loved across the world

About the author

Mary Murphy is an author-illustrator who specialises in colourful, bold and simple images for younger children. She counts Dick Bruna and Tove Jansson among the authors whom she loved as a child. Mary studied Illustration and Design in Dublin and has an Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication. From 2007 to 2009 she worked in community arts projects in Guatemala. Published across the world, including Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Taiwan, her many books include Mouse is Small, Good Night Like This and the I Like it When series, shown on TV's Discovery Channel. Mary Murphy lives in Dublin, Ireland.

ISBN: 9781913074524
Imprint: Otter-Barry Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 8, 2021
Dimensions: 239 x 275mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 19/09/21 at 23:56:12
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