Illustrator: David Allen Sibley
Publisher: Scott & Nix, Inc.
Size: 24 × 36"
Featuring the most well-known 50 broad-leaf tree species in eastern North America, these high-quality, illustrated posters showcase beautifully rendered paintings designed to highlight the intricate details of each tree. For ease of comparison and identification, reproductions of similar tree types—from magnolia and birch to oak and ash to maple and elm—are grouped together. Using the foothills of the Rocky Mountains as the dividing line for east and west, this informative poster can be used for easy identification of trees found across North America. Printed and packaged using recycled papers, this stunning poster will enhance any tree-lovers’ wall.
David Allen Sibley has been watching and drawing birds since 1969 and has traveled throughout North America studying the natural world, both on his own and as a leader of bird-watching tours. He is the author of The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior, The Sibley Guide to Birds, Sibley’s Birding Basics, and The Sibley Guide to Trees. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.
—Edward O. Wilson, biologist and ecologist
“I am delighted that the very talented David Sibley has ‘branched out’ to include trees. His illustrations are ideal, and the fact that he chooses to give more examples and variations than other guides will make this a very useful handbook.”
—Robert Bateman, author
“A wonderful companion volume to David Sibley’s superb bird books, with the same beautifully precise species illustrations and concise, clear descriptions and range maps—altogether an invaluable contribution to our nature literature.”
—Peter Matthiessen, author