The Miracle of Trees

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What is a tree? Why are they so important to life on Earth? How do they eat, breathe, grow, communicate, and regenerate themselves? How many different kinds of trees are there, and where do they live? In this beautiful little book, illustrated with rare old engravings and specially commissioned drawings, internationally renowned Finnish tree expert Professor Olavi Huikari takes us on an unforgettable journey deep into the secrets of these most majestic of Earth's life forms.

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Overview

What is a tree? Why are they so important to life on Earth? How do they eat, breathe, grow, communicate, and regenerate themselves? How many different kinds of trees are there, and where do they live? In this beautiful little book, illustrated with rare old engravings and specially commissioned drawings, internationally renowned Finnish tree expert Professor Olavi Huikari takes us on an unforgettable journey deep into the secrets of these most majestic of Earth's life forms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802777898
  • Publisher: Walker & Company
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Series: Wooden Books Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 235,023
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Olavi Huikari is one of the world's foremost experts on trees and forestry. He was until recently head of the department of forestry at Helsinki University, Finland.

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