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Tree / written by David Burnie ; [special photography, Peter Chadwick, Philip Dowell, and Kim Taylor].

Burnie, David. (Author). Taylor, Kim, 1933- (illustrator.). Chadwick, Peter, (illustrator.). Dowell, Philip, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780756667764 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0756667763 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 pages) : illustrations (some color).
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: London ; DK, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: Eyewitness.
"Discover the world of trees-- from tiny saplings to forest giants"--Cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is a tree? -- Broadleaved trees -- Coniferous trees -- Tropical trees -- Birth of a tree -- How trees grow -- Putting down roots -- Tree trunk -- Bark--the outer skin -- From bud to leaf -- Simple leaves -- Compound leaves -- Needles and scales -- Blowing in the wind -- Insect-pollinated flowers -- Animal-pollinated flowers -- Fruit and berries -- Seeds and nuts -- Tropical fruit and nuts -- Cones -- Falling leaves -- Death of a tree -- Life among the leaves -- Life in the leaf litter -- Pollution and disease -- From tree to timber -- Working with wood -- Tree care and management -- Looking at trees -- Did you know? -- Identifying trees -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Photographs and text explore the anatomy and life cycle of trees, examining the different kinds of bark, seeds, and leaves, the commercial processing of trees to make lumber, and the creatures that live in trees.
Target Audience Note:
IG 1080 Lexile.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Trees > Juvenile literature.
Tropical trees.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Science & Nature > Trees & Forests.
Genre: Electronic books.

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