Are Trees Alive?

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012 - Forest animals - 32 pages
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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 Schuett's 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.

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User Review  - CRoss13 - LibraryThing

This book is very interesting! It was not what I was expecting when I first read the title. This book's illustrations are beautiful. They use soft and warm colors, pleasing to the eye. I loved how on ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElizabethHaaser - LibraryThing

“Are Trees Alive?” is a beautiful book with information weaved into an entertaining story that allows the reader to travel the world. I love this book because the illustrations are simply gorgeous ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Debbie Miller has written many acclaimed children's books, including "Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights." She lives in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Stacey Schuett has illustrated many popular books for children, including her own "Somewhere in the World Right Now." From her studio window, she enjoys a view of her backyard, home to many oak, redwood, and fruit trees. Stacey lives in Northern California.

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