Synopses & Reviews
andlt;iandgt;andlt;bandgt;One stormy day a strong wind rages through the forest, causing an old oak tree to bend and sway. Lightning strikes; the tree crashes to the ground. Now it's a giant log.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In this fascinating book, author Wendy Pfeffer and illustrator Robin Brickman introduce readers to they life cycle of a tree. The informative, lyrical text is complemented by stunning, three-dimensional paper sculptures that showcase the forest ecosystem, inspiring readers to take a close look at the trees -- and logs -- in their own backyards.
Provides an informative and creative tale about a fallen oak tree in the forest, teaching young readers about its life cycle and the various purposes that it serves in the ecosystem during every step of its life cycle. Reprint.
Through the simple yet dramatic story of a tree's life, death, and decomposition, this book introduces the cycle of life and illustrates the interdependence of living creatures. Includes a teacher's guide. Full color.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Wendy Pfefferandlt;/bandgt; is the author of several children's books, including andlt;Iandgt;Polar Bearsandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;From Tadpole to Frog,andlt;/iandgt; as well as numerous articles and stories for magazines. Her full-time writing career includes teaching writing to adults and children. She previously taught first grade, and was the founding director for a nursery school. She lives in Pennington, New Jersey, with her husband, Tom.