Wonderfully illustrated with watercolor collages and pieces of actual seeds, fiber, wire, and roots, this book is sure to interest children. With its large, 16 x 16 inch size, this book is filled with the wonderful story of how a big maple tree came to be. An excellent tool to help children learn about the cycle of trees through the seasons.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 40 Vendor: Sandpiper Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 16 X 16 (inches)
ISBN: 0547328583 ISBN-13: 9780547328584 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-8
Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees. “Children will beg to share this book over and over.”--American Bookseller
LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.