About this book 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. 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!
Reviews from Around the World
This gorgeous, oversized picture book will create new appreciation for nature, obviously, but also for cultures around the world. --School Library Journal
This one is for all of the nature lovers out there! Under the Canopy not only showcases Alonso's stunning, colorful illustrations of some of the amazing trees that we find around the world but also highlights the cultural context of these seemingly everyday sightings. --Illustoriaer’s Weekly