Summary: The Giving Tree is a story of unconditional love and friendship. A classic story that can be enjoyed by both adults and children. CD included. Summary: Once there was a tree... and she loved a little boy. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk... and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave.