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Knopf, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
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Full-color photos. "Here is everything readers will ever desire to know
about trees. Every imaginable aspect of the life of a tree is examined.
Anatomy, physiology, reproduction, growth, and development are described using
the best photos in botanical literature and succinct, lively captions. Each
page is a delight to the eye. Of particular note is the coverage of tree
diseases, including acid rain. An excellent reference, a valuable addition to
any school or public library."--(starred) "Science Books &; Films.

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User Review  - kdangleis - LibraryThing

Eyewitness Books: Tree- Discover the life of a tree in close-up-from tiny seed to forest giant to woody skeleton, by David Burnie, is filled with beautiful pictures representing the life cycle and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robinsbooks7 - LibraryThing

I recall being a child and loving these books because of the cool pictures and photographs. As an adult I realize how hard it would be for a young child to read them. The font is real small and spread ... Read full review


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David Burnie studied zoology and botany and has worked as a nature reserve ranger and biologist. He has written or contributed to many award-winning books and multimedia titles. His "Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia" was nominated for the U.K.'s Aventis Prize.

Anthony Lewis has illustrated more than 250 children's books worldwide. His bright, imaginative style and attention to detail produce fun, accurate illustrations that children love. He won a Smarties Book Prize Gold Award for "The Owl Tree,

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