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by Leonid Gore,Sue Alexander
Ships from and sold by Books Mela. Ages 6 to 12) -Emilie Coulter. From Publishers Weekly. Tracing the horticultural history of the land now known as Israel, Alexander (One More Time, Mama) delicately but powerfully implies a parallel between its trees of and the Jews who settled there.
Леонид Гор родился и вырос в республике Беларусь, изучал искусство в Академии искусств в Минске. Начиная с 1990 года, он живет в Соединенных Штатах, где его огромный талант был признан во всем издательском мире. Он проиллюстрировал более тридцати детских книг, пять из которых он сам написал.
Behold The Trees book. Behold the Trees is beautifully illustrated by Leonid Gore and tells the story of Israel's trees, through Page by beautiful page, the trees of Israel are followed from 5000 BC to the present, including the beginning of a collection of money by Jews in Europe for land and trees in Palestine. Having just come from Israel, I find myself crying for the trees as they reveal the suffering of the land through abuse and war. Leonid Gore's pictures are strangely and wonderfully stirring.
With it’s dramatic prose and breath-taking illustrations - though a wonderful read for any day of the year - Behold the Trees is a perfect read for Tu B’Shevat. Leonid Gore’s stunning illustrations and Sue Alexander’s dramatic prose tell the story of Israel through the fate of its trees.
In Behold the Trees Sue Alexander and Leonid Gore paint a riveting, heartbreaking picture of the long, slow devastation of one piece of Earth-and the hopeful beginnings of its renewal
In Behold the Trees Sue Alexander and Leonid Gore paint a riveting, heartbreaking picture of the long, slow devastation of one piece of Earth-and the hopeful beginnings of its renewal. Alexander, in a mesmerizing litany, recites the names of the trees that once sheltered and protected the land in what is now Israel: "Oak and almond, fig and olive, terebinth and palm, acacia and pomegranate, willow and tamarisk. She then describes, in chronologically organized, heartfelt text, the thousands of years of wars, farming, building, burning, and neglect that contributed to the loss of the.
by Sue Alexander & illustrated by Leonid Gore. The book is sumptuously produced and the author mentions the Israeli Arbor Day, Tu B’Shevat, in an afterword. Gore (Lucy Dove, 1998, et. uses ghostly, half-seen images for semiabstract illustrations in which trunks and tree limbs blend with faces, buildings, and-reflecting the area’s turbulent history-hands brandishing weapons. Outside of the acknowledgements, there is no mention of the many non-Jews who have contributed to the reforestation project over the decades, nor of the Jewish National Fund, which has organized it.
Sue Alexander (August 20, 1933 – July 3, 2008) was an American writer of children's literature. She authored 26 books for children as well as "scores of stories" for newspapers and magazines. She was a charter member and advisory board member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, which established two awards in her name in recognition of her efforts to educate and mentor aspiring writers.
A land once protected by all sorts of wonderful trees is reduced over time by war and environmental neglect to desert, until new inhabitants plant trees and slowly make Israel bloom . Gore, Leonid, Format: Book.
A land once protected by all sorts of wonderful trees is reduced over time by war and environmental neglect to desert, until new inhabitants plant trees and slowly make Israel bloom again. Main Author: Alexander, Sue, 1933-. Other Authors: Gore, Leonid, Format: Book. Published: New York : Arthur Levine Books, 2001. Subjects: Trees Fiction.
New York: Little, Brown, 2009. Picture book) Eve Bunting: Someday a Tree (illus. Ronald Himler) (Picture book) Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Secret Garden (Novel) Allen Chaffee : The Forest Giant Lynne Cherry : (Picture books). TERM Fall '12. PROFESSOR Jones.