Award-winning author and illustrator Neal Layton is passionate about the natural world—especially trees. Among his five recommendations are trees that provide raw materials for building, food and profit; trees that are perfect for climbing; lofty enchanted trees full of adventure; and small yet perfect Christmas trees. Each has a story to tell.
Ecology of a Cracker Childhood
by Janisse Ray
Handbook of Nature Study
by Anna Botsford Comstock
The New Sylva: A Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the Twenty-First Century
by Gabriel Hemery & Sarah Simblet
Chuang Tzu: The Inner Chapters
by David Hinton & Zhuangzi
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
by Michael Pollan
‘The wood that frames our houses, holds up our furniture, and gives us paper arrives with signs of its ecological history purged.’ We’re a long way from the campfire where our relationship with trees got going. Here, David George Haskell takes us back, deep into the forest.