Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this illustrated nature and science book for kids aged 7-9.
From the highest branch and leaf down to the complex “wood wide web” of roots, it’s no wonder every part of a tree plays an important role in its own growth and the habitat of the whole forest or woodland. The Magic & Mystery of Trees
is a nature book that takes children on a fascinating journey of exploration, showing them just how special these mighty organisms are.
Did you know that trees can communicate with each other and warn each other predators? Or that they can record the past, and anticipate the future to ensure their survival? Dive deep into the pages of this nature book for kids to discover exactly how trees nurture their networks, and explore extraordinary trees from all around the world.
Explore the pages of this terrific book on trees to discover:
- Groundbreaking explanations on the science of tree communication
- Supports KS1 and KS2 curriculum within Science and Geography subjects
- In collaboration with RHS, the UK’s leading gardening charity
- Striking and detailed illustrations throughout the book
- Includes fun practical activities such as planting your own tree and measuring a tree’s age
The Magic & Mystery of Trees
is a must-have volume for children aged 7-9 with an interest in both nature and science, doubling up as the perfect volume for parents, grandparents and educators who are seeking a fun and engaging nature book for children to explore and love, whilst they learn lots of unbe-leaf-able facts that may coincide with their Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 curriculum for both Science and Geography.
Split into 4 core chapters, covering everything from reproduction to rainforests, the wood wide web to deforestation and its effects, as well as fun facts about trees you may have never heard of before, and engaging activities to teach kids how to plant a tree. The Magic & Mystery of Trees
is sure to delight all curious nature lovers out there.
is an experienced author of children's books with more than 350 books in print. Her books cover a wide variety of subjects including history, geography, science, nature, and the environment. Jen lives in the UK.
Illustrator: Claire McElfatrick
: Claire studied Fashion and Textile Design at DeMontfort University in Leicester, England. She went on to work as a greetings card designer for a leading UK publisher. Her artwork is a mix of hand drawn illustration, collage, and Mac-based techniques.