The Crow and the Big Oak Tree

by Anne Toole


Book Details

Once there was a big crow that thought he was the most wonderful animal in the forest! He didn’t like the other animals because they were so different from him. He thought he should have his own tree. He didn’t want the other animals in it. One day something bad happened to the crow. Read the story to find out what valuable lessons the crow learned. Did these lessons make him think differently about the other animals living in the forest?


About the Author

Anne Toole

Ms. Toole grew up in Williston, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Anderson Jr. College in Anderson, South Carolina. She is also a graduate of the University of Georgia. . She taught first grade for thirty years in Augusta, Georgia.. Ms. Toole has always enjoyed reading and writing poetry. As a child, she loved to listen to nursery rhymes and stories written in rhyme. When she became a teacher, she used nursery rhymes and simple poems in her class to enhance the regular Language Arts curriculum. After retiring, Ms. Toole worked part-time for three years as an ESOL teacher and also began writing stories about children and animals. Most of the stories are written in verse. Ms. Toole is an avid traveler and has traveled extensively in the United States, Canada, and Europe. She has also traveled in Northern Africa and the Middle East. She presently resides in Columbia, South Carolina. Ms. Toole is also the author of Mean Mike, The Bird That Didn’t Want To Be A Bird, The Frog That Lost His Croak, and A Dog Named Cat.

Also by Anne Toole

The Bird That Didn't Want To Be A Bird
The Frog That Lost His Croak
A Dog Named Cat
Stan, The Little Turtle
Fat Maxine
Lily Pearl
The Cat That Was Nothing But Trouble
Shy Ty
A Girl Named Earle