The Giving Tree: first published on October 7, 1964.

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Howard related because the greedy little fuck kid turned out to be Ben Stern.....

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    The kid in this book still ranks right up there with people I would like to meet, rip their arms off and beat them over the head with......








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    That lokes like a lot of firewood.
     
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    ...nyt #1 best seller in the catagorey child lumberjacks.
     
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    Lacks a ghost writer and a yoda
     
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    Team tree. Fuck that kid.

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    When it came to reading stories to the kids, there were some children's books that I didn't particularly care for. But none did I despise like The Giving Tree. What an anthem for losers.
     
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    I hated that kid so much growing up that he literally shaped who I am today but I also knew that I never wanted to be like that tree and be a little b**** and be walked all over
     
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    I know lots of people, not just here, feel this way about this book. But at the risk of getting dumped on here, I gotta tell ya, I always LOVED this book. :shucks:

    It's award winning children's literature. Maybe it's just the teacher in me :dontknow:
     
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    Holy crap, I was just going to tag YOU into this thread!!!! :giggle:
     
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    This was a great book! I felt so bad for the tree when I read it. I related to the tree
     
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    While I was not like the little boy, my mother was just like the tree.
     
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    Then YOU were a very lucky boy. :)
     
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    Shel Silverstein was a renaissance man. He wrote children's books, was an illustrator for Playboy magazine and was a successful country song writer.

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    Rest on my stump. :bigcry:
     
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    he wrote all the songs for dr hook and the medicine show
     
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