Walker Books Are Trees Alive?

?Are trees alive? How do they breathe? They dont have noses.? And so begins a conversation between the author and her daughter that leads to a remarkable discovery: Trees are like children in so many ways! They may look very different from ...people, but trees have roots that hold them to the ground like feet and leaves that blow in the wind like hair. Their bark even comes in different colors, just like our skin. From this poetic comparison of plants and humans, readers will learn how trees live and grow, and how they get their food. They will learn about the baobab trees of Africa, the banyan trees of India, and the bristlecone pines of California. They will see, through Stacey Schuetts exquisite art, that trees come in all shapes and sizes?just like people?and provide a home to many different animals. But most of all, they will look at trees with greater respect and a bit of awe, after realizing that trees are alive too. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/1/2003 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Debbie S. Miller Publisher: Walker Childrens Dimensions: 11.27in length x 8.88in width x 0.36in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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