Trees are an important part of our planet. But what on earth are they all about? Trees are not only one of the oldest living species on earth but they are also one of the most important. Essential for life and providing us with food, oxygen and shelter, without trees our planet would be a very different place. Discover all you need to know about these incredible plants and their place in our world in this fascinating book filled with fun experiments, investigations and hands-on tasks. Find out how trees are made and how they grow so tall. Then create a tree hotel and see what wildlife comes to stay! This brilliant information book features a mixture of explore, investigate and create pages which encourage children to learn about the natural world in an engaging, hands-on way.
Kevin Warwick is an expert in trees. Originally from Canada, he grew up surrounded by the wilderness of western British Columbia where he obtained his Bachelors degree in Forestry. He now lives in the UK where he teaches forestry at agricultural colleges and the Open University.