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Strange trees and the stories behind them

Author: Bernadette Pourquié; Cécile Gambini
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Have you ever heard of the Strangler Tree? The Bubblegum Tree? The Upside-Down Tree? How about trees with horns, bottles, sausages, crowns, and ones that walk or even explode? Crazy, maybe, but true. Find out more about these, and many others, in this colorfully illustrated collection of the most bizarre--but real--trees from around the world, once again reminding us that the art of nature is far stranger than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Pourquié; Cécile Gambini
ISBN: 9781616894597 1616894598
OCLC Number: 917345352
Target Audience: Ages 6-8.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Bizarbres mais vrais!
Responsibility: Bernadette Pourquié and Cécile Gambini ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad.
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