An Earth History Artist Traces The Life Cycle Of A Tree In The Late Triassic Period How The Tree Came To Rest In Arizona S Petrified Forest Is The Engaging Content Of This Dramatically Illustrated Panorama Of Prehistory Flying Reptiles, Early Fish, And Some Of The First Dinosaurs Glossary And Index Included Full Color. I heard about this book in reference to its wonderful illustrations And the illustrations are indeed fabulous However, there are at least two things that prevent it from being a perfect book for kids First, too many words Yes, I know, it s often easier to say what you mean and to carry the emotions with a lot of words, rather than a few, but in a children s book that won t do Second, from a book about a tree, I would expect of a tree perspective probably It s easy to slip into that notion that everything is born, killed and then fossilized And as someone who has seen the Painted Desert and the Petrified Forrest, I understand the sentiment What we see now seems so extraordinary, it s easy to forget it s a coincidence and chance
This is a beautiful illustrated book that follows the life of a tree from seed to fossilization It was sad at times, and one could certainly see the analogy to human life at times My son brought this home from the school li
I know Hazel doesn t like a book if we only read it once, and most of that is skimming.
- 31 pages
- Dinosaur Tree
- Douglas Henderson
- 15 October 2017 Douglas Henderson