"...engrossing and visually appealing...intended as a celebration of some of the world's oldest living trees....Trees from all around the world are represented...Parker's many beautiful, full-color images contribute a great deal, but what makes this book especially interesting is a discussion of the roles these trees have played through the ages in human religions, myths, economies, and everyday life....should appeal to a wide audience and is recommended for public, school, and undergraduate college libraries."--Library Journal. Published in Association with the World Wildlife Fund!
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Ancient Trees: Trees That Live for 1,000 Years based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
I had no idea how many trees were still in existence, that were sprouts when Jesus was sitting under a shadetree. Wonderful book to read and to look at. The Baobob is among my favorite trees, but the list has grown since reading this one. Not written for treehuggers, rather more for admirers. Keep this one out for others to see, especially the young. It certainly wasn't meant to be on a shelf.
This is an indredible book, for anyone who has an interest in trees. It is well written and illustrated, and I can only recommend you to buy it as quickly as possible.