Under the Canopy: Trees around the World (Hardback)
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Under the Canopy: Trees around the World (Hardback)

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Hardback 56 Pages / Published: 01/02/2018
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Trees are the lungs of the world. They have inspired our stories, myths and culture. Every climate, every nation has its tales of trees, true or legendary, that help us understand ourselves and the beauty of the natural world around us. This gorgeously illustrated book explores the cultural significance that trees have in different societies. From the olive trees of Athens to the Eucalyptus trees of Australia, discover the place of trees in history and mythology across the world.

Publisher: Flying Eye Books
ISBN: 9781911171423
Number of pages: 56
Dimensions: 310 x 220 mm


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"This gorgeous, oversized picture book will create new appreciation for nature, obviously, but also for cultures around the world."
-School Library Journal

"This one is for all of the nature lovers out there! Under the Canopy not only showcases Alonso's stunning, colorful illustrations of some of the amazing trees that we find around the world but also highlights the cultural context of these seemingly everyday sightings."
-Illustoria

"Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World pays homage to the remarkable giants that are rooted in histories and cultures around the world. Author Iris Volant and Illustrator Cynthia Alonso celebrate trees of all kinds from the Baobabs to the Hawthorns to the Cedars to the Yews. Explore natural wonders like the Amazon rainforest and discover literary notables like the Black Forest and the Sherwood Forest."
-New York Botanical Garden

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