My Friend Tree

Discover the touching story of a young girl and boy and an ancient old oak tree, in this sweet picture book about friendship, growing up, and our connectedness with nature.

Told in minimal and poetic rhyming text from folktale writer Dawn Casey and with soft, romantic artwork from illustrator Geneviève Godbout, the story introduces a girl and a boy who grow up alongside their friend, an old oak tree.

The tree is a constant presence in their lives as they play.

Inspired by their shared love for their old friend, they plant a new forest and tend to it together, finding their feelings for one another deepening and changing alongside the growing saplings.

As their relationship blossoms, so too does the forest.

The loving couple add three joyful children to the branches of their flourishing family tree, and the woodland thrives and grows with them – one living, loving family.

This sweet and timeless tale packs an emotional punch, showing how love is all around us, and includes instructions for how to plant an acorn and grow your own oak tree, wistfully reflecting the beauty of nature and family.

A beautiful and romantic picture book from the author and illustrator pairing behind the bestselling Apple Cake. A celebration of love and connectedness with nature, this book is printed on environmentally friendly 100% recycled paper. It’s a calming read for kids and a lovely reminder that nature connects us all and of the touching harmony between us as people.

Orders over $150 are eligible for free shipping and will be shipped using USPS or UPS - free shipping applies to US only.

Orders are shipped out each week day in order that they are received.


Returns are accepted in-store within 30 days of purchase. Please note that seasonal items are NOT returnable after the holiday. We ask that returns are unused and in original condition. All sale items are final sale. 

Online Orders:
Email with your order number to begin your return. Returns are accepted within 30 days of items being received (as shown by your tracking number). We ask that return requests are only made for items in unused and original condition. Returns are refunded within 14 of being received. Please note that seasonal items are NOT returnable after the holiday.

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