Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree ePUB Ú Mr Willowby's

Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree ePUB Ú Mr Willowby's


10 thoughts on “Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree

  1. Diane Diane says:

    An adorable children's story about a big Christmas tree that Mr. Willowby buys, but it's too tall for the room. The top part is cut off and given to the maid, where it's also too tall for her room. She snips off the top part and throws it away, but it's found by the gardener who takes it home. Then that top part of the tree is cut off and is found by a happy bear, and so on...

    The book was first published in 1963 and it does seem like a classic Christmas story. I would highly recommend it for parents.


  2. booklady booklady says:

    A delightful holiday story first introduced to me by my dear hubby's mom shortly after we got married. Mom-in-Law sent Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree as a Christmas gift for our first or second Christmas as a married couple and it's been a tradition ever since. As best I can discover it was published it 1963. In any event it was a story my husband heard growing up, my children were charmed by in their growing up years and I still like to pull out (almost) every Christmas!

    Mr Willowby has no use for the top of his Christmas tree (it's too tall for his ceiling!) so he chops it off and discards it, but someone else finds his garbage a perfect tree . . . except that again it's just a bit too tall. And on goes the story. After a while you'd think there would be no more 'tops' left to cut off, but there is always just a bit more.

    Cute, clever, sweet and fun for kids of all ages!

    Thanks to Skylar for your review (all those years ago) which reminded me to add this book!


  3. Pamela Pamela says:

    I Love this timeless, children's Christmas classic.

    Christmas tree, oh so grand - home to hearth, hand to hand, lop . . . lop . . . lop, tree top to tree top, stand to stand. From Mr. Willowby to Mistletoe Mouse, the perfect sized tree for every creature's house.

    Merry Christmas, indeed. πŸŽ„

    FIVE ***** Timeless and Beloved, Children's Christmas Classic, in Rhyme. ***** STARS



  4. Kathryn Kathryn says:

    4.5 STARS. It's easy to see why this little treasure remains to be a Christmas treat since its debut in the 1960s. The illustrations are gosh darn cute and have that vintage '60s feel without seeming too old-fashioned or the least bit passe. (I love that I am not the only one who thinks Mr. Willowby looks like the Monopoloy man!) It's the sort of cumulative tale kids love--when Mr. Willowby's gianormous Christmas tree is just a bit too tall for his mansion, he has the top chopped off and gives it to his maid. It's almost the right size for her room but, oops, the top is just a bit too high so off it comes. And so it goes on down to bears, foxes, rabbits and finally to a little mouse family. There were a few too many stages in the tree saga for me--the Grinchy Grown-Up in me rudely wondered exactly how the size ratio kept working!--but, who cares?! This is a fun, delightful holiday gem and I hope many current and future generations will enjoy it.


  5. Davyne DeSye Davyne DeSye says:

    What an enjoyable little book for the very young! This is one of the books I used to read to my children when they were little and I found it again as I was decorating...

    Mr Willowby lives in a grand mansion and so, naturally, orders a grand Christmas tree. The problem? It's too grand -- being too tall for even his immense parlor. The butler solves the problem by cutting the top of the tree off. The maid is quite happy with the tree top, as it makes a perfect tree for her room, except for being a bit too tall. So, naturally, she cuts the top off.

    It is quite charming as Mr Willowby's Christmas tree continues to be trimmed and trimmed by people and forest creatures until everyone has a tree that they are happy with and that fits. In a way, it symbolizes sharing the spirit and warmth of Christmas with the community, even unintentionally.

    Fun, and with adorable illustrations!


  6. Krista the Krazy Kataloguer Krista the Krazy Kataloguer says:

    This was one of my favorite Christmas stories growing up. I was fascinated by how many animals were able to get a Christmas tree from pieces of this one tree, and how the trees and animals kept getting smaller and smaller. It's so nice to see this classic still in print, and to own it both in print and as an ebook. Highly recommended for the yuletide holidays!


  7. ღ Carol jinx~β˜†~β˜” ღ Carol jinx~β˜†~β˜” says:

    Mr. Willowby's huge Christmas tree is delivered but it's too tall, so he snips off the top and gives the top to the maid. Everyone just keeps snipping the top off and discarding it until even the mice have a tree that suits them just fine.


  8. Matthew Matthew says:

    To check out all my reviews: http://dancinginth3dark.blogspot.com

    I have never heard of this Christmas book in my life until now and I am surprised how this is a classic and they even made a Christmas TV Special featuring the Muppets. I believe this classic should be read because I loved every moment of it from the illustrations to the craziness of the story.

    Mr. Willowby's is getting ready for the arrival of his Christmas tree and when it arrives it is utterly marvelous in appearance and right for the occasion. Unfortunately the tree is too tall to fit inside the house so Mr. Willowby cuts off the top and throws it away. As the famous expression, One man's trash is another man's treasure truly takes to heart we see different people and animals deal with the same dilemma with the same piece of tree that Willowby cut. In the end you are wondering when will this constant drama end and I am happy to say that the ending was cute and simple.

    I do not want to go more into the details of the book but I found it such a great read and put me in the mood of Christmas and the realization that nothing no matter how small is trash. I highly recommend this book for children or for the parents to read them this story because it such a heart warm and a true Christmas book. I haven't seen it yet but this was adapted in the 1990s with the Muppets and other iconic actors such as Robert Downey Jr. so I included the television adaptation down below! Enjoy!

    Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree


  9. Ann Ann says:

    When Mr. Willowby's Christmas tree arrives at his mansion, and is just a tiny bit too tall, there is only one solution: to cut off the top! But, Mr. Willowby realizes that the cut-off-top would make the perfect Christmas tree for his maid. The grateful maid soon realizes that the tree is a tad too big for her room, so she chops off the top and tosses it. But, the top is discovered... and so on.

    A great little rhyming story with charming illustrations that are whimsical and warm. I had a few qualms with the proportions of the tree: a, how do all the trees maintain a triangular shape? and b, I would have liked there to be more distinct differences in size for the smaller trees. And, it would had been nice if more of the characters passed along the tree by choice instead of tossing it and the top being found... But really, that is *incredibly* picky and overall I thought this was a sweet story and very heartwarming. Definitely recommended!


  10. David L. Flickinger David L. Flickinger says:

    This book is one of my favorites for the Christmas Season. I read it to my children since I loved reading it as a child. Sharing is of paramount importance in this book, but you are not knocked over the head with it. Joy for others can be found in the trash you discard. I recorded myself reading this to an MP3 player that was left with my third child in the NICU for 10 weeks. She was able to hear this story and others that were read by me and by my wife when we were not there to talk to her. Great memories all around for this book. Thanks Robert Barry!!


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Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree [Ebook] ➥ Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree By Robert E. Barry – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk A classic picture book celebrating all the joy a Christmas tree can bring

Christmas is here and Mr Willowby's tree has arrived There's just one big problem: The tree is too tall for his parl A classic picture book celebrating all the joy a Christmas tree can bring Christmas is here Mr Willowby's Epub / and Mr Willowby's tree has arrived There's just one big problem: The tree is too tall for his parlor He cuts off the top so it will fit, and soon the top of that tree is passed along again and again to bring holiday cheer to all the animals in the forestKids will love watching the tree move from home to home, and families will appreciate the subtle message of conservation and recycling, as the tree top spreads joy to so many of the forest dwellersThis heartwarming story is the perfect way to start your yuletide season, and a warm addition to your family's festive holiday traditions.

    Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree ePUB Ú Mr Willowby's tree is passed along again and again to bring holiday cheer to all the animals in the forestKids will love watching the tree move from home to home, and families will appreciate the subtle message of conservation and recycling, as the tree top spreads joy to so many of the forest dwellersThis heartwarming story is the perfect way to start your yuletide season, and a warm addition to your family's festive holiday traditions."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree
  • Robert E. Barry
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
  • 9780385327213

About the Author: Robert E. Barry

Is a well known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in Mr Willowby's Epub / the Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree book, this is one of the most wanted Robert E Barry author readers around the world.