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The Secret Language of Trees
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Gill Davies
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The Secret Language of Trees

Gill Davies


9781849311557

Worth


Gardening;
Trees, wildflowers & plants


Hardback

144 pages

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As well as offering wood and charcoal fuels, timber for buildings and ships, latex rubber, dyes, shade, shelter from the weather, fruits and nuts to enjoy and poisons to avoid, trees provide the world with oxygen while their roots stabilize soil to prevent flooding and erosion. Moreover, bark, roots, leaves, flowers, fruits or seeds also offer medicinal products. Meanwhile, the forest has ever been a magical place inspiring writers and poets such as C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Coleridge.

The Secret Language of Trees explores fifty different species of tree. It looks at the history of the tree, its medicinal and other uses, as well as its language meaning and symbolism. Each entry is supported by a beautiful watercolour of the tree itself as well as its leaves or fruit.

By:   Gill Davies
Imprint:   Worth
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 214mm,  Width: 150mm, 
ISBN:   9781849311557
ISBN 10:   1849311552
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

GILL DAVIES is author of over 400 books for some 50 publishers from all around the world. She is a wildlife enthusiast and her works include many titles on the natural world.

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