Out of the Woods: The armchair guide to trees


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Out of the Woods: The armchair guide to trees Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Short Books Ltd Pages: 270 Illustrations and other contents: col. Illustrations Language: English ISBN: 9781904977834 Categories: , , , , , , , , , ,

Can you identify that tree outside the window? Probably not. Most of us don’t know an oak from a sycamore, let alone a beech from a birch. It’s time to turn over a new leaf…”Out of the Woods” is an affectionate, convivial guide to Britain’s 50 commonest trees, in which Will Cohu takes you on a revelatory journey – from the wildest woodland to municipal carpark, via field hedgerow and orchard garden. Stunningly illustrated by Mungo McCosh, this is a book to reconnect you with your roots. Read it, and those anonymous structures of wood and leaves will become friends, while every walk will have something of a miniature epic about it: an adventure into the landscape of our history, too long ignored.

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Author Biography

Will Cohu is a regular contributor to the "Daily Telegraph" and the author of "Urban Dog."