Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World by Iris Volant
From Flying Eye Books Ltd.
A gorgeous picturebook that explores the cultural myths and stories behind trees all over the world, revealing the beauty behind these giants living among us.
Trees are the lungs of the world. They have inspired our stories, myths and culture. Every climate, every nation has its tales of trees, true or legendary, that help us understand ourselves and the beauty of the natural world around us... Beyond their environmental significance, this gorgeously illustrated book explores the cultural significance that trees have in different societies. From the olive trees of Athens to the Eucalyptus trees of Australia, discover the place of trees in history and mythology across the world.