Listen To The Language Of The Trees: A Story Of How Forests Communicate Underground | Picture Book

by Raincoast Books

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This captivating book explores the real connection and communication that runs underground between trees in the forest. The well-researched details about trees' own social network will help readers see that the natural world's survival depends on staying connected and helping others—just like us!

Parents, teachers, and gift givers will find:

  • a beautiful story about our forests with scientifically accurate information
  • educational backmatter about this underground web of communication
  • a nature book that supports social-emotional learning

The fascinating mycorrhizal fungi network runs underground through the roots of trees in the forest allowing for connection and communication. Readers will discover that trees have their own social network to help each other survive and thrive.

  • Features

    Dimensions: 8" H x 9" W x 1" L
    Format: Picture Book
    No. of Pages: 32
    Release Date: Mar 01, 2022
    Publisher: Sourcebooks
    ISBN: 9781728232171

  • Age/Safety

    Audience: Ages 6-8

  • About the Author

    Tera Kelley was a children's bookseller for six years, and her first book, Ocean Baby, was selected for the ocean curriculum of Santa Cruz's Migrant Head Start Program. She is currently a freelance writer and editor in Northern California, where she works at a local library. Find out more about her work at

    Marie Hermansson is an illustrator who strives to create illustrations that cultivate imagination and spark natural curiosity. When she's not working, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and going to museums. She lives with her family in North Carolina.

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