This breath-taking book about trees takes children on a captivating journey of nature-packed leafy exploration, showing just how special these mighty organisms are. Discover how trees communicate and warn each other of predators, how they nurture their networks, record the past, and anticipate the future to ensure their survival. There's so much more to trees than meets the eye.
Delve Into the amazing natural science of trees in this nature and science children's book. From the highest branch all the way down to the complex "wood wide web" of roots, every part of a tree plays an important role. Not only in its own growth, but that the ecosystem of the whole forest or woodland. Did you know that trees take care of each other and that whole forests are connected? A truly delightful non-fiction read that Is suitable for all ages - each page of this fabulous nature book is nothing short of astonishingly beautiful. Enjoy a mixture of real images, vibrant illustrations, and patchwork-layering, making each page feel like a nature scavenger hunt. You will learn unbe-leaf-able tree facts, see extraordinary trees from around the world, and the animals that call them home. Find out what trees do for us and how we are damaging them with pollution and deforestation. This book will show that it's not too late to do something about it, and you'll find out how you can help with instructions on how to plant your very own tree! When you get to know these silent giants, you'll never look at trees the same way again. Discover The Secret World Of Trees Do you know that trees send underground messages? Have you heard that they take care of their families? A tree is so much more than it seems. Produced in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), the UK's leading gardening charity, this extraordinarily beautiful illustrated kid's book is the perfect introduction to the world of trees - above and below ground. Combining stunning photography with beautiful illustrations, turn the pages to find out how trees help prevent soil erosion, mark the seasons, and provide a habitat for wildlife - amongst other fun facts and amazing information about their role in nature. There are also some super fun, practical activities for kids! From planting your own tree to how to measure a tree's age, this book highlights the importance of trees to our planet through exciting hands-on activities. Children will begin to understand the importance of trees to our planet and take their first steps towards safeguarding them for future generations. Explore the secret lives of trees learning:
- What they are
- How they live
- About their animal assistants
- How to help trees
- Tree defences and senses, and much more!
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Quote on the back cover from Jamie Butterworth , RHS Ambassador
Written by Dawn Sirett; Illustrations by Louise Anglicas
Jamie Butterworth is a plantsman, horticultural broadcaster, and RHS Ambassador based in Hampshire.
Dawn Sirett has written many successful DK titles for youn
Dr Jen Green worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer who has written over 200 books for children, on geography, the environment, history, natural history, and other subjects. Her Heinemann-Raintree title on Sustaining Our Natural Resources was selected in 2011 for the Junior Library Guild's SLJ Curriculum Levels program.More about Jen Green