This fascinating picture book explores the
underground communication system between trees and helps young readers
see that the natural world's survival depends on staying connected and
helping others—just like us!
Readers will discover that trees have their own social network, and helping one another thrive is trending.
fascinating mycorrhizal fungi network runs underground through the
forest via the roots of trees, allowing for connection and
Listen to the Language of the Trees captures
the magic of talking trees that take care of their neighbors (not to
mention the mysterious fungi that help them do it).
A lyrical read aloud, Listen to the Language of the Trees is
the story of a seedling, newly sprouted at the base of a giant tree. As
it stretches its roots into an underground web of fungi, it learns that
its fellow trees use the fungi to pass messages and share resources! It
will take great luck for this tiny seedling to survive, but it will
have help from its friends in the forest. The Douglas fir forest also
harbors creatures like a zany Yellow Pine chipmunk gathering and
forgetting seed cones, an owl nested in the giant tree, and chattering
Steller's jays. And, as we must never forget, no part of the forest is
entirely free from danger!