Children's Writing on Nature and Conservation


Around the World in 80 Trees

By Ben Lerwill
Illustrator - Kaja Kajfež

Where can you find Methuselah, the oldest tree in the world? Why is the baobab’s trunk so fat?

Including a central gatefold of all 80 trees and how they relate to each other, this book is a visual celebration of the huge variety of trees found across the world, from those you know to those you almost certainly don’t.


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About Ben Lerwill

Ben Lerwill is a children’s author and award-winning freelance writer living in Oxfordshire. His words appear in National Geographic Traveller, The Guardian, BBC Countryfile Magazine, and many more. His non-fiction children’s books focus mainly on the natural world and include Let’s Go Outside and Islands: Explore the World’s Most Unique Places for Welbeck.

Kaja Kajfež is an illustrator from Croatia. Having studied at University North in Croatia, she set up her own studio, focussing on illustration, lettering and surface pattern design. Besides doing her dream job, Kaja loves to take long walks in nature, scroll through old picture books, listen to online concerts and spend time with her dog.


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