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E very kind of tree has its own, distinctive silhouette, but I especially like the wave-shaped branches of the ashes, the open-armed oaks, wispy birches, orderly alders and chaotic hawthorns blotting the side of a bare hill. Each kind has its own character, too — stemming from the special qualities of its timber, bark or foliage, but growing thicker and thicker with rings of myth and history. Stories seem to sprout unstoppably from trees. The more I thought about the ancient and ongoing relationship between woodlands and human society, the more I wanted to write about it. Trees have been here far longer than we have. Their fascination is plain enough in the Book of Genesis.
Make Your Own List. Books are made of trees and sometimes they're also about trees. Best-selling author Tracy Chevalier picks the five best trees in fiction. Interview by Emily Rhodes. Tracy Chevalier is an internationally best-selling author. She has written eight novels. Trees are central to your new book At the Edge of the Orchard — why?
A walk in the park will never be the same after kids discover this awe-inspiring book. With his groundbreaking, internationally bestselling book The Hidden Life of Trees , Peter Wohlleben established himself as a global advocate for forests and our relationship with trees. Now, Peter shares his famous imagination and storytelling style with children, asking surprising questions about trees with exciting quizzes, photographs, and hands-on activities to help even the most reluctant learners discover the answers. Did you know that trees have parents, and tree grandparents with wrinkles? That tree kids go to school for hundreds of years? That there is such a thing as the forest internet?
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Trees do most of the things you do, just more slowly. They compete for their livelihoods and take care of their families, sometimes making huge sacrifices for their children., Last Updated: April 15, by semper The Overstory , winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world.