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Tree Beings

by Raymond Huber and Sandra Severgnini

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PUBLISHED: 1st October 2020 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781925820539
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Tree Beings takes a fresh look at trees as beings that enrich the whole planet. Get to know trees through the inspiring true stories of people who love them: from a scientist who discovered how trees 'talk'; to a young woman with the world record for living up a tree. Learn about recent tree science, and explore tree wisdom from many cultures.
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Releases 1st October 2020
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  • Hardcover
    $32.20
PUBLISHED: 1st October 2020 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781925820539
ANNOTATION:
Tree Beings takes a fresh look at trees as beings that enrich the whole planet. Get to know trees through the inspiring true stories of people who love them: from a scientist who discovered how trees 'talk'; to a young woman with the world record for living up a tree. Learn about recent tree science, and explore tree wisdom from many cultures.

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Tree Beings takes a fresh look at trees as beings that enrich the whole planet. Get to know trees through the inspiring true stories of people who love them: from a scientist who discovered how trees 'talk'; to a young woman with the world record for living up a tree. Learn about recent tree science, and explore tree wisdom from many cultures.

Publisher Description

Trees are tall, strong, ancient, and easily thought of as silent statues. Tree Beings challenges this perception, instead celebrating trees as our best allies in the fight to slow down climate change. In exploring this, it centres around four 'big ideas': trees give life to the planet, trees can help save us from climate change, trees are like beings, and trees need our help and protection. In a vibrant combination of illustrations and text, it blends true stories and science to explain how trees are essential to our world.

Introduced by world-renowned conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, Tree Beings contains accounts of a scientist who discovered how trees 'talk', the young woman with the world record for living up a tree, a boy who mobilised other children to fight climate change, the first brave tree-hugging women, and a man responsible for trillions of tree-plantings. Learn to appreciate trees through the stories of people who love them, while also reading about tree wisdom from many cultures, and some famous and fascinating tree species.

In a world increasingly concerned with conserving our natural environments, Tree Beings is an excellent way to help children appreciate the wonder and value of nature. Learn to cherish our connection to trees, not as silent statues, but as beings that enrich the whole planet.

Author Biography

Raymond Huber is a children's author, teacher, and editor, who writes picture books as well as titles for young adults and educational books.

Sandra Severgnini's fascination with the magical natural world around her inspires her words and brings sensitivity and humour to her illustrations.

Dr. Jane Goodall is one of the world's foremost primatologists and anthropologists, having spent her life conducting ground-breaking work in conservation.

Long Description

We depend on trees for our survival, yet few of us understand just how fascinating these beings really are. With a foreword by the world-renowned anthropologist Jane Goodall, Tree Beings is an adventure through the secret world of trees. Challenging the perception that trees are just 'silent statues', it focuses on four big ideas: Trees give life to the planet. Trees can help save us from climate change. Trees are like beings. Trees need our help and protection. Along the way, you'll meet some of the scientists and explorers who helped uncover the mysteries of the world's oldest living things. You'll encounter the eccentric British professor who travelled the world for seventy years telling people how trees can save us, and you'll learn about the 9-year-old-boy who has a plan to plant a trillion trees to save the planet! You'll also learn the science behind trees, including discoveries about how they 'talk' and why they are our best allies in the fight to slow down climate change. Explore tree wisdom from many different cultures and some famous and fascinating tree species, brought to life in a vibrant combination of illustrations and text. Trees are essential to our world. Tree Beings is your guide to appreciating trees through the stories of people who love them. So strap on your hiking boots, and enjoy this informative adventure through the wonderful world of Tree Beings!

Feature

A unique combination of fact and feeling that will inspire kids to fall in love with trees and act to protect them.

Description for Sales People

Trees are a hot topic in climate change and environmental science. This book brings a hopeful approach to the subject, with a unique combination of fact and feeling that will encourage kids to fall in love with the natural world and act to protect it. World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall endorses the book and has written a foreword. The author is donating half of his royalties to the Goodall Institute's kids programme Roots and Shoots, a global network of young people taking action to improve our world. Includes the latest tree science in a way that is accessible to kids. Includes inspiring stories of famous people who love and protect trees.

Description for Press or Other Media

Tree Beings takes a fresh look at trees as beings that enrich the whole planet. Get to know trees through the inspiring true stories of people who love them: from a scientist who discovered how trees 'talk'; to a young woman with the world record for living up a tree. It also outlines recent tree science, especially how trees are our best living allies in the fight to slow down climate change, and includes tree wisdom from many cultures, as well as some famous and fascinating tree species.

Product Details

Author
Raymond Huber, Sandra Severgnini
Pages
96
Audience Age
7-12
Publisher
Exisle Publishing
Year
2020
ISBN-10
192582053X
ISBN-13
9781925820539
Format
Hardcover
Publication Date
2020-10-01
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
100 color illustrations
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile