The wonder of trees

The wonder of trees
Davies, Nicola, 1958-
  • Item Type: Book - XX(1744757.1)
  • Published: 2019
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Did you know that there are over 60,000 tree species? This stunning book explores the extraordinary diversity of trees and forests - the lungs of our earth. A glorious celebration of trees by non-fiction specialist Nicola Davies, illustrated by rising star Lorna Scobie. There is something to delight on every page with fascinating facts and figures. This exquisite book will encourage children to treasure the world's biodiversity and help to stop it slipping away. With fascinating facts and figures and sections on: Wood, Trunks and Branches ; Leaves ; Roots Bark ; Tree Skin ; Flowers & Cones ; Seeds ; Plants on Trees ; Insects in Trees ; Reptiles & Amphibians in Trees ; Birds and Trees Mammals in Trees ; Communities of Trees ; Taiga ; Temperate Woodlands ; Dry Gum Forest ; Cloud Forest ; Tropical Rainforests ; Forest Relationships ; Gifts from Trees ; People of the Forest ; Forest Destruction ; How to Plant a Tree.

Related Subjects

Plants--Juvenile literature.
Trees--Juvenile literature.
Big books.
Trees--Pictorial works--Juvenile literature.


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Bayswater Library Book J 582.16 DAVI On Loan - Due 02-12-2019
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9781444938197 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Davies, Nicola, 1958-,


The wonder of trees / Nicola Davies and [illustrated by] Lorna Scobie.

Publication Info:

London : Hodder Children's Books, 2019.

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Physical description:

1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 36 cm.

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Content Type:

still image

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Introduction -- What are trees? -- Where do trees grow? -- When did trees begin? -- Wood trunks & branches -- Leaves -- Roots -- Bark -- Flowers & cones -- Seeds -- Plants on trees -- Insects in trees -- Reptiles & amphibians in trees -- Birds & trees -- Mammals in trees -- Communities of trees -- Taiga -- Temperate woodlands -- Dry gum forest -- Cloud forest -- Tropical rainforests -- Gifts from trees -- People of the forest -- Forest destruction -- How to plant a tree -- Glossary.

Subject term:

Plants--Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Trees--Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Big books.

Subject term:

Trees--Pictorial works--Juvenile literature.

Genre index term:

Picture books.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Scobie, Lorna,

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