The Crabapple Tree by Leslie Speed is a wonderful journey through the seasons from a crabapple tree’s perspective told in verse.
Meet the birds and animals who enjoy the tree through out the year. A perfect accompaniment to any homeschool lessons about the seasons, Canadian birds and animals.
The story is a poem and great for early readers but older readers will enjoy the message and the illustrations.
All illustrations are made by Leslie using linocut prints. They are each unique and beautiful and very inspiring to artists young and old.
Leslie Speed is a printmaker and mom of two living on Vancouver Island. She grew up in the Kootenays and the tree this story is based on a actual tree from the house in the country where Leslie grew up.
Soft cover, 32-pages
Printed in Victoria, BC