A perennial classic that is sure to inspire a new generationof parents and children.After seven years, the Giant has nothing left to say to hisfriend the Cornish ogre, and so he returns home to his castle-only to find thatin his absence, the children have been playing in his beautiful garden. At oncethe selfish Giant builds a high wall to keep the children out of the garden.Winter turns into spring all over the country-but not in the selfish Giant'sgarden. The trees refuse to bloom and the birds refuse to sing; they miss thechildren. The selfish Giant lies shivering in his large bed while Hail, Snow,North Wind, and Frost dance across the garden. But one morning the Giant hearsa beautiful noise-what could it be?Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.