The Little Book of Trees (Hardcover)

The Little Book of Trees By Herman Shugart, Peter White, Tugce Okay (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Little Book of Trees (Hardcover)


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A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world's trees

Packed with surprising facts, this delightful and gorgeously designed book will beguile any nature lover. Expertly written and beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs and original color artwork, The Little Book of Trees is an accessible and enjoyable mini-reference about the world's trees, with examples drawn from across the globe. It fits an astonishing amount of information in a small package, covering a wide range of topics--from tree anatomy, diversity, and architecture to habitat and conservation. It also includes curious facts and a section on trees in myths, folklore, and modern culture from around the world. The result is an irresistible guide to the amazing lives of trees.
  • A beautifully designed pocket-size book with a foil-stamped cloth cover
  • Features some 140 color illustrations and photos
  • Makes a perfect gift
Herman Shugart is professor emeritus of natural history at the University of Virginia. Peter White is professor emeritus of biology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Shugart and White are coauthors of The World Atlas of Trees and Forests (Princeton). Tugce Okay is a natural history illustrator who works primarily with watercolors. Her work has appeared in many books and magazines.
Product Details ISBN: 9780691251790
ISBN-10: 0691251797
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English