The Tree

The Tree

A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter

Book - 2006
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"Colin Tudge travels around the world?throughout the United States, the Costa Rican rain forest, Panama and Brazil, India, New Zealand, China, and most of Europe?bringing to life stories and facts about the trees around us: how they grow old, how they eat and reproduce, how they talk to one another (and they do), and why they came to exist in the first place. He considers the pitfalls of being tall; the things that trees produce, from nuts and rubber to wood; and even the complicated debt that we as humans owe them" -- from the publisher website (April 2007).
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2006.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9781400050369
1400050367
Branch Call Number: 582.16 Tud
Characteristics: xix, 459 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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firstlight
Jul 17, 2018

I did not know what I did not know about trees until I read this book!

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empbee
Oct 15, 2016

A classic with interesting stories and history of trees in the world.

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