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A Tree Grows Up
Contributor(s): Delano, Marfe Ferguson
ISBN: 1426324294     ISBN-13: 9781426324291
Publisher: Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: July 2016
Annotation: In this charming picture book, curious little kids will learn all about how an acorn grows up to be an oak tree. The story includes the stages of growth of a tree throughout the seasons and year. It also introduces the happenings around the tree, from children playing in its shade to squirrels climbing up its trunk and birds nesting in its branches. These engaging Explore My World picture books on subjects kids care about combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Trees; Growth; Juvenile literature.
Trees; Juvenile literature.
Trees; Growth.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Trees & Forests
Dewey: 571.8/2
LCCN: bl2016028588
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Explore My World
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.25 lbs) 31 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): MARFÉ FERGUSON DELANO is the author of 16 books for National Geographic, including Genius: A Photobiograhy of Albert Einstein, which was an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, and Inventing the Future: A Photobiography of Thomas AlvaEdison. Her latest titles for National Geographic are Helen's Eyes: a Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Master George's People, Explore My World: Butterflies, Explore My World: Frogs, and Welcome to the World. Delano is a graduate of Duke University.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2017 Fall)
The life cycle of an oak tree unfolds in simple yet attention-grabbing text and a nice variety of excellent photographs: close-ups of squirrels eating acorns, a sprouting acorn, green and red leaves, nesting birds, flowers on a mature tree, and more. Final pages explain tree growth, the many animals sheltering in oaks, other tree seeds, and instructions for making a leaf rubbing. Copyright 2017 Horn Book Guide Reviews.