Can You Hear the Trees Talking? Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest by Peter Wohlleben

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Based on the New York Times bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, this interactive, illustrated book for ages 8-10 introduces kids to the forest through outdoor activities, quizzes, fun facts, photographs, and more!

Discover the secret life of trees with this nature and science book for kids: Can You Hear the Trees Talking? shares the mysteries and magic of the forest with young readers, revealing what trees feel, how they communicate, and the ways trees take care of their families. The author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, tells kids about the forest internet, aphids who keep ants as pets, nature's water filters, and more fascinating things that happen under the canopy.

Featuring simple activities kids can try on their own or with parents, along with quizzes, photographs, and more, Can You Hear the Trees Talking? covers a range of amazing topics including: :

  • How trees talk to each other (hint: through the wood wide web!)
  • Why trees are important in the city
  • How trees make us healthy and strong
  • How trees get sick, and how we can help them get better

This engaging and visually stunning book encourages at-home learning and fun as kids discover the wonder of the natural world outside their windows.

"Lush full-color photos and pictures create an immersive experience and the layout facilitates engaged, delighted learning. ...this book may prompt frequent family visits to, and a new appreciation for, neighborhood trees and local forests."
--
Washington Parent

"A delightful way to introduce children to the wonders of the trees and to the world of the forest....Any child who is curious about nature would love Can You Hear the Trees Talking?, and it would make a great book for family activities as well as for use in a traditional or homeschool curriculum."
-- Beth Fish Reads

"Kid-friendly... could embraced by a science teacher for use in the class."
--Kiss the Book Jr.

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees.

"Children were talking with trees for centuries before scientists proved that trees communicate. What better guide to kids' conversation with our leafy neighbors than Peter Wohlleben, who revealed to adults the hidden lives of trees? 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

 

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. His children's books include Can You Hear the Trees Talking? and Peter and the Tree Children. Peter lives in Germany next to a big, magical forest, where he runs a forest academy for children and adults.

 

0.5" H x 11.1" L x 8.7" W

84 pages

hardcover