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y separately published work icon The Book of Australian Trees single work   picture book   information book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 The Book of Australian Trees
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'Trees tell stories about places. Australia has some of the tallest, oldest, fattest and most unusual trees in the world. They have changed over thousands of years, adapting to this continent's deserts, mountains, and coasts. Many have found clever ways of dealing with drought and fire.

'Their leaves, flowers and seeds are food for birds, insects and mammals. Old trees have lots of hollows, which make good homes for possums, sugar gliders, birds and bees. But trees aren't just important for other animals, we need them too. What trees breathe out, we breathe in. They are a vital part of the Earth's ecosystems.

'When you first stand in a forest, the trees all seem the same. But if you look more closely, they are each a little different, like people. This book is a love song to Australian trees, from the red ironbark to the grey gum, the Moreton Bay fig to the Queensland bottle tree.

'The first book for children from one of Australia's most beloved authors.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Lothian , 2021 .
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      Extent: 32p.
      Description: illus.
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      • Published 26th May 2021
      ISBN: 9780734418531

Works about this Work

Growing up with Trees : New Books Use Story and Science to Connect Kids with Nature Kathryn Williams , 2021 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 2 June 2021;

'When I tell people I’m an environmental psychologist, they often assume that means I am a “tree hugger” and they are not entirely wrong. But it really means I spend a lot of time thinking and finding out about people’s relationships with the natural world, trees included.' (Introduction)

Growing up with Trees : New Books Use Story and Science to Connect Kids with Nature Kathryn Williams , 2021 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 2 June 2021;

'When I tell people I’m an environmental psychologist, they often assume that means I am a “tree hugger” and they are not entirely wrong. But it really means I spend a lot of time thinking and finding out about people’s relationships with the natural world, trees included.' (Introduction)

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