The Blue Berry Red Cherry New Berry Tree is a very happy tale about a boy and a girl, brother and sister, who accidentally allow their ice cream sundaes laden with berries to melt on a hot sunny day. What else was there to do but hide the evidence!
But ice cream, cherries and berries are sometimes filled with other dreams as this pair soon find out.
There is in The Blue Berry Red Cherry New Berry Tree a story beneath the story, both literally and figuratively. The meaning within is up to each reader to decide for his or herself.
The illustrations, by Barbara Litwiniec, are light and whimsical with a bit of fantasy blended in.
In the Blue Berry Red Cherry New Berry Tree there is plenty of life above and below the ground with one particular little ant, traveling as a spectator throughout the story.
Recommended for ages 3 to 6.