Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees
Photographs by Robert Llewellyn
Words by Nancy Ross Hugo
Published by Timber Press, Portland and London
Pages: 245 pp
Book Dimensions: 8.77 x 10.4 in. (265mm x 225mm)
Images: 174 color photographs
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"You can't help but be bowled over by the beauty at play in the science."
"This fascinating celebration of trees will delight gardeners, botanists, students of natural history, and nature photographers."
"The book to change us all into unabashed tree worshippers."
"You'll be dazzled."
—Cleveland Plain Dealer
"A botanical masterpiece."
"Filled with surprises."
—Sandy Hausman, WVTV
"A splendid book."
"Hugo writes with real passion about trees. ... She is articulate and enthusiastic, making this an ideal volume for beginning observers of trees."
"A beautiful and exciting book."
"If you love trees, or if you love good photography, you will love this book."
—Kathy Purdy, Cold Climate Gardening
"A whole new world of tree mystery has opened up."
—Danger Garden blog
"Filled with arresting close-ups."
—Mary Beth Breckenridge, Akron Beacon Journal
"Gorgeous images & observations."
—Kathy Zarsky, Holos Collaborative
"Their call to seeing what nature offers is magical and the photographs are works of art."
—Jim Chatfield, Beacon Journal
"A captivating book."
"Will take your breath away."
"The authors have brought the level of observation to new heights."
"My favorite new book this season. ... Made for us nearsighted gardeners, who long ago learned the thrill of peering at plants."
—Dominique Browning, New York Times
"Vivid, fascinating botanical biographies."
"A beautifully produced and photographed new book. I highly recommend this book to anyone who would like to know more about this fascinating group of plants both in the wild or in your backyard."
—Stephen Orr, MarthaStewart.com
"This seems like the sort of book which sprinkles a bit of fairy dust on something we see everyday, so that just taking a walk or stepping outside feels magical and fresh."
—North Coast Gardening
"The only way I can describe my reaction to receiving Seeing Trees was like a child being taken into a sweet shop."
"Hugo writes with real passion about trees. ... Beautifully produced and fascinating to read."
—Reference and Research Book News
"The resulting images are full of detail."
"You will begin to appreciate trees in a whole new way."
"Opens our eyes to a tree's shy magnificence and invites us to deepen our relationship with these earthly treasures."
"If you love books and nature, this is one to own for reference and to ponder during the long winter months."
—Red Dirt Ramblings
"A gorgeous book, a great reference and a beautiful addition to the nature lover’s bookshelf."
"A beautifully produced and photographed new book."
—Stephen Orr, editorial director, Martha Stewart Living