The Wonder of Trees

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Author: Nicola Davies

Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444978704

RRP: $36.99


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Nicola Davies (Author)

Nicola Davies is an award-winning author whose books for children include Big Blue Whale, Just Ducks!, One Tiny Turtle and The Promise, which was declared one of the best picture books of the year by the New York Times. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats, then worked in the BBC Nature History Unit. She was one of the original presenters of The Really Wild Show. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. Visit her website at

Lorna Scobie (Illustrator)

Lorna Scobie is a London-based illustrator and book designer. Growing up surrounded by nature in the English countryside has heavily influenced her illustrations – her work almost always revolves around the natural world and Animal Kingdom. Lorna illustrates her work by hand, primarily using ink pens, watercolour and coloured pens.

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, creators of the beautiful The Variety of Life.

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

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