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Reviews of The How and Why Wonder Book of Trees

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Book Profile
Author (1): Geoffrey Coe
Author (2): Cynthia Iliff Koehler (illustrator)
Author (3): Alvin Koehler (illustrator)

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: Month Unknown 1973
Published by: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc.
List price: US$0.79 (in 1973)
ISBN Number: 0448050536


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Positive spklatt On Jan 2, 2005, spklatt wrote:

This is a nice book for children, and interesting for adults to browse too. I got this book as a gift when I was 8; doubt it's still in print, but a 2nd-hand copy would be worth picking up. It has sections on "Hardwoods and Evergreens", "Trees of the American Woods", "Trees of the Tropics", "The Medicine Trees" and "Some Historic Trees".

This book is filled with excellent B&W and full-colour watercolour illustrations & diagrams, and it conveys lots of ecological and historical info in a easily-readable way. Recommended.

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