If Trees could Talk
by Duncan MacFadyen and Shem Compion
Over almost two decades of working in the bush, Megan Emmett has developed a knack for unravelling the mystery of trees and making the subject come alive in a simple and fun way.
If Trees Could Talk is not a typical tree guide; it unlocks the world of trees by taking the reader on a personalized journey, covering 100 of the most popular and commonly encountered bushveld trees and making learning trees easy and engaging.
Illustrated by award-winning photographer Shem Compion, If Trees Could Talk is jam-packed with beautiful stylized visuals and extreme close-up shots that show the individual features of each tree for a one-glance reference.jpgs guide shines a new light on trees, bringing them alive and making them accessible to everyone. Understanding something about trees is key to getting the most out of an encounter with the bush and if trees could talk, they’d tell you that themselves.
About the Author
Since leaving school, Megan Emmett has worked in the wildlife industry and has had broad exposure to numerous parts of South Africa through her studies and profession. She began her career by completing a B.Tech degree in Nature Conservation and spent time working in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve and in the North West Parks. Subsequently her resume includes a diversity of fields in wildlife: the wildlife television industry producing documentaries for channels such as National Geographic; a field guide in the private safari industry in the greater Kruger Park area (FGASA level 3); contributing to small research initiatives; nationally accredited field guide’s trainer and assessor. Her passion is academia and writing. Megan enjoys the editorial interpretation of her experiences, contributing regularly to magazines such as Africa Geographic. She has also written two wildlife books.
Parameters of Book:
Sub-title: Meg's Guide to Bushveld Trees
Author: Megan Emmet
Size (mm): 222x244mm
Colour: Black & White with images
Publication Date: April 2013