llustrated by:Yuval Zommer Format:Hardback 96 pages Publisher:Pan Macmillan Imprint:Two Hoots ISBN:9781529094794 Published:1 Jun 2023 Classifications:Anthologies (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), Short stories (Children's / Teenage), Natural history (Children’s/Teenage) Readership:Children / Juvenile Weight:820g Dimensions:243 x 304 x 20 (mm) Pub. Country:United Kingdom Country of Origin:CN Tariff Codes:49019900 For sale in: United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, (See full list) Features in Currently featured in Booktime Currently featured in Booktime BA Summer Reads 2023 BA Summer Reads titles Description Discover the beauty and wonder of trees in this stunningly illustrated collection of poetry and stories celebrating trees and what they mean to the world around us . . . Inspired by the woods around his home, the mighty forests that support our life on Earth, and the Ted Hughes poem which gives this book its title, My Heart Was a Tree is a celebration, and Sir Michael Morpurgo's love letter to trees. There are stories from an ancient olive remembering Odysseus and Penelope, and from a eucalyptus that gave shelter to a koala; from a piece of driftwood that was made into a chair, and from a tiny sapling carried by a refugee as a reminder of home - these are poems and stories that will amuse, move and energise families and readers of all ages to appreciate the beauty and wonder of trees. Yuval Zommer's beautiful, detailed illustrations bring the natural world to life, and make My Heart Was a Tree a book to pore over for hours and hours, discovering something new each time.