This project provides files for creating tactile enhancements for the classic picture book, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. This story provides a central element, the tree, that gradually loses its parts (apples, branches, trunk) as it gives them to the boy.
Tactile guidelines for interpreting this picture book.
This version was designed by the Build a Better Book Team, 2018. Download Giving_Tree_BBB2018 files for printing 3D models.
This prototype of a tree with removable parts was designed by a middle school student in a summer camp.