3 Kids’ Books: Great Stories of Trees, Birds and Forests

Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet

Tell the kids in your life the story of the redwood forest and other trees with these three great books.

  • Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet (external link), is a new book written and illustrated by Joan Dunning that follows a pair of endangered marbled murrelets from their home on the Pacific into the canopy of the ancient forest to rear their precious chick. $17.95.
  • In Out of Thin Air, A Story of Big Trees (external link), Nancy Muleady-Mecham explains the science behind the growth of giant sequoias. Written for elementary and middle-schoolers with inquiring minds, the book helps explain what makes a tree get so very big. $12.95.
  • In Hannah and the Talking Tree (external link), by Elke Weiss, Hannah’s boundless energy and never-ending curiosity send her on explorations of the natural world. Her love for everything alive makes her care for the environment, and ask many questions. For ages 3-7. $16.95.

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New Facts, Search, Photos in Redwood Regions Maps


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