Ancient Ones

Ancient Ones

The World of the Old-growth Douglas Fir

Book - 1994
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The world of the old-growth forest is teeming with life, from the flicker of a bluebird among the branches to the rustling of tiny mice in the underbrush. With its lyrical prose and vivid watercolor paintings, ANCIENT ONES will inspire reverence and awe in readers of all ages for the last of the old-growth Douglas firs and the intricate web of life that they support.

Baker & Taylor
A visit to a forest of old-growth Douglas firs reveals how the trees help support a multitude of life forms in an intricate web

& Taylor

With lyrical prose and watercolor paintings, the author of Tree of Life and Desert Giant inspires reverence and awe for the last of the old-growth Douglas firs and the intricate web of life they support.

Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780871565617
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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Sep 13, 2018

A beautiful and beautifully written ode to the life cycle of the Douglas Fir tree. Includes information on the fauna that depend on these majestic trees through it’s various life stages and a fascinating bit on the symbiotic relationship between the tree roots and the native truffle mycelium.

Jan 12, 2010

Gorgeous watercolour paintings illustrate this lovely book about the life cycles of old growth forests...focusing on the Douglas Fir.

Great info. Lots to explore.

This is a sierra club book.

Jan 12, 2010

I like it all. Lots of nice animals.


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