Author(s): Durga Yael Bernhard
If you were climbing a tree, just what might you see? Birds or animals or insects? Would you swing like a monkey? Or pick the ripest fruit straight from the branch? Join award-winning author and illustrator, Durga Yael Bernhard, on a trip around the world to climb its weirdest and most wonderful trees. No matter if you are in Africa, Asia, Europe, or America, there is a grand adventure waiting for you-provided you have a tree to climb in your neighborhood! Just Like Me, Climbing a Tree explores 12 of the most distinctive trees from across the globe, and includes educational notes about each of the trees to help answer questions that curious young minds might have.
Durga Yael Bernhard is an award-winning illustrator and author of many fiction and non-fiction books for children, including concept books, natural science titles, and multicultural folktales. She is also a fine artist known for her religious and family-oriented themes, and a children's teacher of Hebrew, Judaic Studies, and art. She lives in New York's Hudson Valley.