And How They Got That Way
Which tree weighs as much as 450 elephants and is the heaviest living thing on Earth? How can a tree have bark on its trunk that grows in rainbow colors? What is the strange red liquid that pours from the trunk of the dragon's blood tree? And where in the world can you see a 1,000-year-old tree that has two churches carved into its trunk? In this title, young readers are introduced to some of the plant kingdom's most extreme trees. While children enjoy reading about these amazing plants, they will be learning plenty of core science information about the parts of trees and their incredible life cycles.