Can You Hear The Trees Talking?
“A tree-treatise treat.”―Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review ★)
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.
About the Author:
Peter Wohlleben has loved nature since he was a boy and always knew he wanted to make a difference. He worked for the forest service in Germany for twenty years until he quit to put his ideas about ecology into practice. Today, Peter manages a forest academy and environmentally friendly woodland in Eifel Germany, where he leads visitors and works for the return of primeval forests.
Shelley Tanaka is an award winning children’s book author, editor, teacher and translator. She lives in Kingston, Ontario.