Under the Canopy: Trees around the World
|Author:||Iris Volant; Cynthia Alonso (Illustrator)|
A gorgeous picture book that explores the cultural myths and stories behind trees all over the world, revealing the beauty behind these giants living among us.
This stunningly illustrated book explores the cultural significance that trees have in different societies. From the olive trees of Athens to the Eucalyptus trees of Australia, discover the place of trees in history and mythology across the world. Every climate, every nation has its tales of trees, true or legendary, that help us understand ourselves and the beauty of the natural world around us.
Cynthia Alonso is an illustrator and graphic designer born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied Design at Buenos Aires University and also taught typography classes there for several years. Alonso is currently living in Berlin. Iris Volant is a researcher and writer for Flying Eye Books, specialising in non-fiction for children. She lives in London.