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Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth

By: Rochelle Strauss (Author)

40 pages, colour illustrations

A & C Black

Paperback | Jan 2008 | #173348 | ISBN-13: 9780713689723
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx
Hardback | Mar 2005 | #177831 | ISBN: 0713672943
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About this book

If every known species on Earth were a leaf on a tree, the tree would have almost 2 million leaves. Humans are just one leaf on this tree of life.

Tree of Life, a book for young adults, is a dazzling introduction to the incredible variety of life on Earth, from the team behind the bestselling If The World Were a Village. It shows how living things are classified and interconnected, and how a problem with just one part of the tree of life can have devastating consequences for the whole tree.

"A delightfully written and illustrated text that introduces the concept of a family tree for all living things".
- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

"Absolutely fantastic books of biodiversity facts for children and parents alike."
- Bookseller

Age Level: Junior scientist

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Rochelle Strauss is an environmental education consultant. She has designed and developed numerous education programs and consulted on international environmental projects, including a biodiversity museum in Panama, a river museum in the USA and a national park in Canada. Rochelle combines her love of nature and passion for stories to teach children about the wonders of the natural world.

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