The Tree That Bear Climbed

The Tree That Bear Climbed

Book - 2012
Average Rating:
2
1
Rate this:
Through rhyming text reminiscent of "The House that Jack Built," tells of a tree, from the roots that anchor it in the soil to the bear who climbs its trunk to snack on honey from a beehive high in its branches. Includes facts about plants.
Publisher: Mt. Pleasant, SC : Sylvan Dell Pub., c2012.
ISBN: 9781607185376
1607185377
9781607185284
1607185288
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rietz, Kathleen

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

nypl_morningside_heights Mar 14, 2014

children enjoyed the book.

SPL_Childrens Apr 18, 2013

There are many parts to a tree, and all of them have a role to play in its well-being. Roots anchor it in the ground, prevent soil erosion and draw in water and nutrients. The trunk moves water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves, which draw in sunlight and carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the air. The tree’s leaves and branches shelter birds, bees and many other creatures, and some types of trees bear edible fruit.

Trees are a very vital part of our world.

In The Tree that Bear Climbed, Marianne Berkes introduces one part of a tree and its environment at a time – the soil, roots, trunk, branches, leaves, sun, blossoms, pollen, etc. as a young bear climbs high up into a tree where a beehive is overflowing with honey. Young readers will chuckle at the conclusion to this cumulative story when some very angry bees react to the young bear’s arrival at their hive.

The entertaining story, the detailed artwork and four pages of learning activities at the end of the book will enlighten children about the important interaction between trees/plants and animals, and about the many ways in which we benefit from trees.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

SPL_Childrens Apr 18, 2013

SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 8

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top