I Love This Tree Discover the Life, Beauty and Importance of Trees by Anna Claybourne


I Love This Tree Discover the Life, Beauty and Importance of Trees by Anna Claybourne

I love this tree is a book which looks at the life of an old living deciduous tree and through it explores the amazing life of a tree and the creatures that inhabit it. Using a mixture of photos and artwork the book shows how the tree has changed and how it acts as a habitat for other life. This beautiful book explores how important trees are to the planet. Packed with information and pictures it provides a wealth of information about trees and their importance and inspires a love of these amazing plants. It's a fantastic resource for the Science Curriculum with its emphasis on plants, classification and habitats, for children aged 8+. Shortlisted for the 2016 SLA information book award in the 7-12 category and the 2016 English 4-11 picture book awards. 'Close to my house, there's a beautiful, huge, spreading tree. I see it every day. We walk past it on the way to school, and hear the wind rustling through it at night. How long has that tree been standing there? If the tree wasn't there any more, I would miss it all the time. But it's not just me - so many animals depend on it too...' 'A really thorough, charming exploration of the lives of trees and their importance in the world' - School Librarian


A really thorough, charming exploration of the lives of trees and their importance in the world School Librarian The presentation of this book is superb -- its stunningly laid out and illustrated, and the facts are fascinating and absorbing in their level of detail. It will really make young readers appreciate the beauty of trees and would make a superb basis for classroom topic work and outdoor activity Parents In Touch

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

8th September 2016



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