The Sequoia Lives on (Hardcover)

The Sequoia Lives on By Joanna Cooke, Fiona Hsieh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Cooke, Fiona Hsieh (Illustrator)
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b>This book shares the life story of the giant sequoia, casting light on natural questions: How does this tree grow so big? How does it live so long?
From tiny seed to world's largest tree, the giant sequoia is a living wonder of nature. This ancient and tremendous species grows naturally only on the western slopes of California's Sierra Nevada. Each sequoia begins life as a seed no larger than an oatmeal flake--yet can grow as tall as three blue whales stacked chin to tale. The oldest sequoias have lived as long as forty human lifetimes. The largest are so enormous, twenty children holding hands can't wrap their arms around the trunks In evocative text and vibrant paintings, The Sequoia Lives On reveals all of this fascinating information and more. An extensive author's note completes the portrait for young readers, inviting them to become the next generation of protectors for this amazing tree.

About the Author

Joanna Cooke is a writer who spent ten years living in the Sierra, working as an environmental educator and National Park Service Ranger in Yosemite National Park. Fiona Hsieh specializes in painting animals and lush, atmospheric landscapes for animated movies and picture books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781930238855
ISBN-10: 1930238851
Publisher: Yosemite Conservancy
Publication Date: August 7th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English