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Wonderful Children’s Books About Trees

Explore the wonders of nature with our collection of children’s books about trees, perfect for National Tree Week! Packed with enchanting illustrations and tales rooted in the great outdoors, these books invite young readers to discover the magic of the forest. From whimsical stories featuring tree-dwelling creatures to informative adventures exploring the life cycle of trees, these books foster a love for nature and plant the seeds of curiosity in every young explorer.

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National Trust: Tilly Plants a Tree

Written by William Petty Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
2-5
Discover the joy of growing things in this non-fiction nature picture book series from Axel Scheffler and the National Trust Tilly has been learning all about trees and she would love to grow one. So when Grandma shows Tilly her special oak tree and they collect an acorn from the…
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National Trust: Out and About: Tree Explorer: A children’s guide to 60 different trees

Written by Emma S. Young Illustrated by Marta Antelo
7-9
Trees are amazing, and trees are everywhere! In this charming spotter's guide for ages 8-12, discover 60 different common trees to spot when you're out and about. Big trees, small trees and everything in between! Whether walking in the woodlands or the streets of your town, this book is your…
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National Trust: Bluebells, Birch Trees and Other British Plants

Illustrated by Nikki Dyson
2-5
A beautiful fact-filled sticker book perfect for nature lovers. The sixth in a series of sticker books created with the National Trust, this book is packed with facts about all kinds of British plants and flowers. With four pages of stickers and 11 glorious scenes, you can add bees buzzing…
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The Girl Who Planted Trees

Written by Caryl Hart Illustrated by Anastasia Suvorova
2-5
In this empowering picture book by award-winning author Caryl Hart, one small girl inspires her whole village to plant a beautiful forest on the mountain. When a little girl's grandad shows her a picture of what the great, grey mountain used to look like, she can't wait to plant a…
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National Trust: Who’s Hiding in the Woods?

Illustrated by Katharine McEwen
0-2
A beautiful lift-the-flap board book from the National Trust for little nature lovers everywhere! There are lots of animals in the woods, but where are they hiding and what are they doing? In this charming lift-the-flap book, little ones can pore over the beautiful collaged pages and explore under leaves,…
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National Trust: Big Outdoors for Little Explorers: Woods

Illustrated by Anne-Kathrin Behl
0-2
Explore the big outdoors in these action-packed animal board books with sliders on every page. Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this series of board books will inspire a love of nature in even the littlest of animal lovers. With vibrant artwork printed on white board, robust easy-to-use mechanisms…
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Stick!

Written by Irene Dickson
0-2
A bold, beautiful board book about all the fun you can have with a stick - published in collaboration with the National Trust. A boy and his dog set off to play together one sunny day, taking nothing with them but a good, useful stick . . . There are…
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National Trust: Look What I Found in the Woods

Written by Moira Butterfield Illustrated by Jesús Verona
0-2
Discover a world of wonder on a woodland walk, with this beautiful picture book from the National Trust. Follow me. I know the way. We're walking through the woods today. Look what I found! A curly stick to wave like a magic wand. Set off on an outdoor adventure to…
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National Trust: Go Wild in the Woods

Written by Goldie Hawk Illustrated by Rachael Saunders
7-9
An outdoor guide from the National Trust for young boys and girls with a thirst for adventure. This is the ultimate pocket-sized adventure guide to all the fun you can have in the woods: how to craft your own tools, how to build a shelter, how to cook food over…
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I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree – A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year

Written by Fiona Waters Illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon
2-5
Winner of the Waterstones Children's Gift of the Year 2018, this lavish poetry collection is a perfect present for any age. I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem For Every Day Of The Year, named after the first line of Judith Nicholls' poem 'Windsong', is a…
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