The Seven O’clock Tree is an anthology of fifty poems selected from Malachi Edwin Vethamani’s three collections of poems. A Malaysian poet and an educationist in the fields of teaching Literature in English and English as a Second Language brings together a collection of his poems for young Malaysian readers. The poems in the collection revolve around several broad themes. These include nature, family, childhood, relationships, animals and pets, contemporary life, the environment, climate change, and the inevitable loss of life. Suggested reading questions and activities for both individual reading and group work in classrooms is provided at the end of the book.