Tree of Wonder by Kate Messner and Illustrated by Simona Mulazzani
Synopsis: Deep in the forest, in the warm-wet green, 1 almendro tree grows, stretching its branches toward the sun. Who makes their homes here?
2 great green macaws,
4 keel-billed toucans,
8 howler monkeys,
16 fruit bats,
32 fer-de-lance vipers,
128 blue morpho butterflies,
256 poison dart frogs,
512 rusty wandering spiders,
1,024 leafcutter ants.
Count each and every one as life multiplies again and again in this lush and fascinating book about the rainforest.
Published: August 2015 | ISBN-13: 978-1452112480 | Ages: 5-8 years
Mini-bio: Simona Mulazzani has illustrated more than 60 books for publishers around the world, and has received a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators. She lives in Pesaro, Italy. – Chronicle Books
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