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House held up by trees

Ted Kooser

House held up by trees

not far from here, I have seen a house held up by the hands of trees. This is its story

by Ted Kooser

  • 317 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Candlewick Press in Somerville, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Abandoned houses,
  • Forest regeneration

  • About the Edition

    Built on a treeless yard by a family who cleared away all the sprouting trees on the property, a house is eventually abandoned and left to deteriorate on a lot that is gradually overrun by wild trees, in a poignant tale of loss, change, and nature"s quiet triumph.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTed Kooser ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
    ContributionsKlassen, J., ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K835775 Ho 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25353966M
    ISBN 100763651079
    ISBN 109780763651077
    LC Control Number2011277585
    OCLC/WorldCa745979700

    House Held Up By Trees. Author: Read the story and learn why it's sitting in the trees! The illustrations in this book are very different. Look closely and see what you think. This story is written by Ted Kooser. He has also written Bag in the Wind and Delights and Shadows.   Another book by Jon Klassen. This time, it is Pulitzer Prize winning poet Ted Kooser providing the words, but visually, House Held Up by Trees is classic Klassen. The 60’s flavoured, flat-toned illustrative style is reminiscent of the much-lauded I Want My Hat Back (minus the bear), while the story is firmly planted in the urban, or suburban, experience.

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The former poet laureate Ted Kooser’s HOUSE HELD UP BY TREES is a lyric, poetic story, stark but also imbued with a haunting beauty Jon Klassen’s illustrations are quiet, delicate and nuanced, amplifying the text in fresh, original ways through the use of unexpected angles and perspective/5(45).

"Not far from here, I have seen a house held up by the hands of trees. This is its story." So reads the brief note on the title page of this lovely, contemplative picture-book from poet Ted Kooser, the United States Poet Laureate from through /5. This is a lovely book. The text by Ted Kooser and the art work by Jon Klassen are a perfect marriage for this captivating, sometimes sad, haunting and lovely story of reclamation and rebirth.

A must have for any elementary school library. Perfect for talking about Earth Day. House Held Up by Trees/5(42). Buy other books like House Held Up by Trees Praise The former poet laureate Ted Kooser’s HOUSE HELD UP BY TREES is a lyric, poetic story, stark but also imbued with a haunting beauty Jon Klassen’s illustrations are quiet, delicate and nuanced, amplifying the text in fresh, original ways through the use of unexpected angles and perspective.

Get this from a library. House held up by trees. [Ted Kooser; Jon Klassen] -- Built on a treeless yard by a family who cleared away all the sprouting trees on the property, a house is eventually abandoned and left to deteriorate on a lot that is gradually overrun by wild.

House held up by trees by Ted Kooser,House held up by trees book Press edition, in English - 1st ed. The children in the house trailed the scent of wild trees to neighboring lots, where thick bushes offered up secret places to play.

When the children grew up and moved away, their father, alone in the house, continued his battle against blowing seeds, plucking out sprouting trees. House Held Up By Trees is one of my most treasured books. It was published around the time that Jon Klassen was racking up accolades (well-deserved!) for I Want My Hat Back and Extra Yarn, and it was written by a Ted Kooser, a Poet Laureate from about a decade ago.

That is a powerful team. And they captured a quietly powerful story. There’s a. Buy House Held Up by Trees Illustrated by Kooser, Ted, Klassen, Jon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(36). "House Held Up By Trees" by Ted Kooser, illustrated by Jon Klassen An interesting, somewhat melancholy and mysterious story with beautiful illustrations about a house that lives through several life phases: a neat and perfectly controlled and “civilized” period, an abandoned and lonely era as the house is emptied and the wildness of nature.

The children grow up and leave, and dad, yard work too much for him, follows. Unsold and unwanted, the house leaks and sags. Kooser describes the transformation: “Some of the seeds had sprouted along the foundation, where water ran off the roof and these little trees were soon saplings, pressed against the side of the house.”.

House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). House Held Up by Trees Ted Kooser, illus. by Jon Klassen. Candlewick, $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author As in Kooser’s first picture book, Bag in the Wind.

Title: House Held Up By Trees Author: Ted Kooser Illustrator: Jon Klassen Publisher: Candlewick Publication Date: March Genre/Format: Fantasy/Poetry/Picture Book GoodReads Summary: When the house was new, not a single tree remained on its perfect lawn to give shade from the sun.

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-Booklist (starred review) The former poet laureate Ted Kooser's HOUSE HELD UP BY TREES is a lyric, poetic story, stark but also imbued with a haunting beauty…Jon Klassen's illustrations are quiet, delicate and nuanced, amplifying the text in fresh, original ways.

Jon Klassen. Jon Klassen grew up in Niagara Falls, Canada, and now lives in Los Angeles, California. He is the Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator of I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat, as well as the illustrator of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett; The Dark by Lemony Snicket; House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser; Cats' Night Out by Caroline Stutson; and.

House Held Up By Trees What You Need to Know: • Highlighting nature and the passage of time, this books tells the story of a house and how it survives with and without the family that occupied it. • It has the ideal combination of beautiful prose and moving illustrations. House Held Up By Trees is the second picture book by former National Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Ted 's first picture book, Bag in the Wind, is a wonderful story in and of itself, but carries with is a subtle message about the value and importance of reusing our resources.

Bag in the Wind is illustrated by Barry Root in mostly quiet, somber colors that reflect the. Praise For House Held Up by Trees The former poet laureate Ted Kooser’s HOUSE HELD UP BY TREES is a lyric, poetic story, stark but also imbued with a haunting beauty Jon Klassen’s illustrations are quiet, delicate and nuanced, amplifying the text in fresh, original ways through the use of unexpected angles and perspective.Get this from a library!

House held up by trees. [Ted Kooser; Jon Klassen] -- When the house was new, not a single tree remained on its perfect lawn to give shade from the sun. The children in the house trailed the scent of wild trees to neighbouring lots, where thick bushes.