I Wonder Why Pine Trees Have Needles : And Other Questions About Forests
This is a highly popular and long-running series that explores the questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. "I Wonder Why Pine Trees Have Needles" answers questions about forests and woodlands around the world. Readers will meet forest animals such as hummingbirds, spider monkeys, woodpeckers and koalas, and also discover why forests help us to breathe and how forests can be saved from danger.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 178 x 217mm
- 02 Apr 2007
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- New edition
- New edition
- full-colour artwork illustrations
Table of contents
4 What is a forest?; 5 How do forests help us breathe?; 9 Why do pine trees have needles?; 12 Why do plants grow in the air?; 13 Is the birdwing a bird?; 15 Do spider monkeys spin webs?; 16 What are cloud forests?; 18 Which are the coldest forests?; 19 Where do bears go in the winter?; 21 Do woodpeckers eat wood?; 26 What were the first forests like?; 30 Why do people cut down trees?; 32 Index.
"Provides young children with an excellent starting point for exploring their universe." Child Education "Designed to capture the imagination." School Librarian"
About Jackie Gaff
Jackie Gaff has more than 20 years' experience in creating illustrated children's books. Previously a nonfiction editor, she is now a full-time writer with a real commitment to, and enthusiasm for, creating books that children both want and are able to read.