Trees grow all over the world, from the frozen Arctic to the steamy jungles around the Equator. This fascinating practical book reveals the secret life of trees – how leaves make food by photosynthesis, what goes on inside the trunk, how to work out a tree’s age, and much more. Hands-on projects and experiments show budding scientists how to dissect fruits and seeds, hunt for woodland mini beasts, calculate a tree’s height, and germinate an acorn. Detailed photographs and diagrams accompany all of the projects and illustrate the different types of tree, the various kinds of forest habitat, and what prehistoric trees looked like, bringing young readers closer to nature. Ideal for home or school use for ages 8 to 12 this fantastic book will give your child hours of entertainment. Find Out About … is a series for young readers who want to explore the wonderful world of science. Each books covers a different topic, bringing the subject to life with vibrant photographs, illustrations and diagrams.