Synopses & Reviews
From the aspen to the yew, the native trees of North America have given us food, shelter and an important part of our heritage. Naturalist-illustrator Diane Iverson's book is both useful and fun. It combines a sweet intimacy with the most interesting facts about 27 major trees and their relatives, such as their vital statistics, dependant wildlife, record-holding trees of the species, and the role they played in the lives of the Native Americans and the Colonists.
"Diane Iverson invites young readers to notice their silent, stalwart companions in My Favorite Tree. Families will appreciate this friendly guide as they hike forest trails or stroll city neighborhoods."
"Iverson's pictures of leaves, seeds and grown trees can help readers identify a real ash, dogwood or yew when they see it." Washington Parent
This volume examines the traits and uses of 26 North American trees, from theash to the yew, and describes notable or historic specimens.