The Tree Book

The Tree Book

For Kids and Their Grown-ups

Book - 2013
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The birds, the bees, the flowers and the...TREES! How do trees grow? Why do leaves change? What kind of tree is that? The acclaimed Brooklyn Botanic Garden'snbsp;guide answers all kids' (and their parents') tree-related questions in an easy-to-understand way. It features 33 different trees that grow in North America, from rural Georgia to the streets of New York City to the California suburbs. Each profile includes a beautiful botanical watercolor illustration by author Gina Ingoglia showing the tree as it appears in a particular season, as well as life-size depictions of its leaf, flower, and seed. Readers of all ages will be in awe over the wonderful world of trees.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781889538860
1889538868
Branch Call Number: j 582.16 INGOGLIA
Characteristics: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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