My Father Is Taller Than a Tree

My Father Is Taller Than a Tree

By Joseph Bruchac; Wendy Anderson Halperin (Illustrator)

Dial Books, Hardcover, 9780803731738, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 18, 2010

Description
Award-winning author Joseph Bruchac delivers a charming and heart-warming story about fathers and sons. Perfect with other Father's Day gems like Alison Ritchie's "Me and My Dad" and Sam McBratney's "Guess How Much I Love You."
In this tender tribute to dads everywhere, lyrical rhymes capture heartwarming moments shared between thirteen diverse father-and-son pairs. Everyday activities, like bike riding and raking leaves, become a reminder that life's simple pleasures can offer the greatest rewards.
"Celebrates the role fathers play in their sons' lives and the many kinds of families who live in the U.S. Sons will find comfort on every page." "Publishers Weekly"
"A charming celebration of fathers, dads, pops, papas, and pas." "School Library Journal.


About the Author
Joseph Bruchac is the author of Skeleton Man, The Return of Skeleton Man, Bearwalker, The Dark Pond, and Whisper in the Dark, as well as numerous other critically acclaimed novels, poems, and stories, many drawing on his Abenaki heritage. Mr. Bruchac and his wife, Carol, live in upstate New York, in the same house where he was raised by his grandparents.

Wendy Anderson Halperin is an acclaimed artist who has illustrated dozens of books for children, including "Let s Go Home" by Cynthia Rylant, "Soft House" by Jane Yolen, and "Turn, Turn, Turn!" by Peter Seeger. She lives in South Haven, Michigan.