A visually beautiful and richly informative celebration of 100 tree species from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia, Oceania and the Americas.
Max Adams is the author of Admiral Collingwood, The Prometheans, the bestselling The King in the North and In the Land of Giants. He has lived and worked in the North-East of England since 1993.
'The book's quietness speaks as loud as a scream' * Daily Mail
'Wonderfully produced ... This is one of the best books I have had to review in the last 12 months ... In this time of climate change every home and school should have a copy' * Gazette & Herald (Ryedale) *
'Breathtaking' * Country Life *
'Max Adams has carefully selected 80 remarkable trees, celebrating their stories, their history and their uses. In beautifully illustrated portraits, the author investigates humanity's relationship with trees ... There are a plethora of fascinating stories behind every root and branch' * Countryside *
'A fascinating study of 80 tree species, their practical uses as sources of medicine, timber, fruit and nuts, and how they have influenced human culture' * Gardens Illustrated *
'A visual treat packed with interesting facts and information ... You can easily be drawn into reading it from cover to cover, just as much as dipping into it to look at trees of interest' * Scottish Forestry *