THE GREAT KAPOK TREE: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest.
Edition: Later printing.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1990) dj. Hardcover - An award-winning children's book, illustrated by the author. "One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest's residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how 'all living things depend on one another' . . . and it works. Cherry's colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the 'wondrous and rare animals' evoke the lush rain forests, as well as stunning world maps bordered by tree porcupines, emerald tree boas, and dozens more fascinating creatures." Large format, unpaginated. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-15200520X.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.