Exhausted from his labors, a man chopping down a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rain forest puts down his ax, and, as he sleeps, the animals who live in the tree plead with him not to destroy their world. ""This modern fable with its urgent message contains an abundance of information.""--The Horn Book
Exceptionally colorful, bright and full of life....Effectively makes specific the larger story of endangered rain forests by taking the problem one creature at a time.—People.
""Spectacular.""—School Library Journal