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The Giving Tree Quotes

15 of the best book quotes from The Giving Tree
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Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy.
Shel Silverstein
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The Giving Tree
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“And every day the boy would come and he would gather her leaves and play king of the forest.”
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“He would climb up her trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples.”
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“And they would play hide and go seek and when he was tired, he would sleep in her shade.”
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″‘I am too big to climb and play,’ said the boy. ‘I want to buy things and have fun. I want some money. Can you give me some money?‘”
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“Then you will have money and you will be happy.”
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“And the tree was happy . . .”
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″‘Come, Boy,’ she whispered, ‘come and play.‘”
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“I am too old and sad to play.”
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“I want a boat that will take me far away from here.”
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“Then you can sail away . . . and be happy.”
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“I wish that I could give you something . . . but I have nothing left.”
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“I don’t need very much now.”
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“And the boy loved the tree . . . very much. And the tree was happy.”
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″You may cut off my branches and build a house. Then you will be happy.”

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