Peter Wohlleben has been leading expeditions for 26 years, introducing kids to the magic and wonder of the forest, and his dedication, knowledge, and passion come through on every page of this book. Filled with whimsy, information, and activities, this book is a delight for children of all ages! Recommended By Leah C., Powells.com
Synopses & Reviews
A walk in the park will never be the same after kids discover this awe-inspiring book.
Meet Peter Wohlleben — but you can call him Peter the Forester!
With his groundbreaking, internationally bestselling book The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben established himself as a global advocate for forests and our relationship with trees. Now, Peter shares his famous imagination and storytelling style with children, asking surprising questions about trees with exciting quizzes, photographs, and hands-on activities to help even the most reluctant learners discover the answers.
Did you know that trees have parents, and tree grandparents with wrinkles? That tree kids go to school for hundreds of years? That there is such a thing as the forest internet? And that trees make us healthy and strong. Sometimes, even trees get sick, but we can help them heal.
Can You Hear the Trees Talking? shares the mysteries and magic of the forest in language kids will love and understand.
"A tree-treatise treat." Kirkus (Starred Review)
"As fascinating and relaxing as a stroll through the woods."
"This splendid book is bursting with exciting science. Better yet, Can You Hear The Trees Talking? fosters reverence and wonder for a forest far more magical than even fairy-tales claim." Sy Montgomery, New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Sibert Medal
About the Author
Peter Wohlleben is the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees and its follow-ups The Inner Life of Animals and The Secret Wisdom of Nature. Peter lives in Germany next to a big, magical forest. He is currently working on another book for kids, all about tree children.