Oak Tree

As the oak tree blossoms, robins and squirrels begin to build their nests, bees fly in and out of their hive, and the tree comes to life. Not only is the oak a living thing itself, it is also a habitat for other living creatures that depend on it for nesting, food, and shelter. Readers follow the tree and its inhabitants through seasons of flowering, leafing and fruiting, the return to a deep winter sleep, and the springtime reawakening -- completing a cycle which has gone unbroken for more than one hundred years.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547771045

  • ISBN-10: 0547771045

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $4.99

  • Publication Date: 10/24/2005

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

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Gordon Morrison

Gordon Morrison is a well-known naturalist whose work has been praised by Roger Tory Peterson as "Marvelous, beautiful, excellent . . . Morrison’s work is so inspiring that I wish such clear material was available when I was slowly learning ecology. . . . We owe a debt of gratitude to Gordon for his interpretive skills as an artist. He is a superb teacher who uses visual methods." Robert Bateman likened his work to that of Albrecht Durer and Andrew Wyeth. Gordon Morrison makes his home in Massachusetts.
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    "The seasons of n oak tree from spring to spring and the animals who live in and around it are presented with meticulously drawn paintings, which extend the text and convey additional information. . . . Beautiful design, carefully chosen information, and fine craftsmanship by the author have produced another splendid science nature title that invites careful reading and viewing." —Kirkus Reviews, pointer Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547771045

  • ISBN-10: 0547771045

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $4.99

  • Publication Date: 10/24/2005

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

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