Picture A Tree
Author and Illustrator: Barbara Reid
Buy – Picture a Tree
Kids will adore this amazing textural book!
Elaborate plasticine illustrations, rocket this book into a league of its own!
Explore your imagination! What do you see when you picture a tree?
A pirate ship, a bear cave, a club house, a friend.
This inspiring book has a simple storyline, which encourages appreciation of the humble tree and its special place in our lives.
The pictures are filled with wondrous detail, playfulness and the familiar scenes of family and community.
Trees are cleverly likened to all the stages of growing up. There are grandfather trees, grown-ups, in-betweens and baby trees!
The story is reflective of the cycles of life, with tons of fun things for kids to discover.
Delicious textures in the plasticine and clever photography lend a feeling of depth and reality to the images.
Barbara Reid’s skill in visually delighting children is apparent in these richly coloured, diverse scenes.
Kids will want to have a go at making a picture for themselves. In the video’s below we can see how the author makes these images.
Used at home or in schools, this book could inspire some super fun art classes, especially for older children.
A very special book full of vibrancy, creativity and the magic of trees.Buy – Picture a Tree
Watch the Trailer for Picture a Tree
Making Plasticine Pictures – Part 1.