Fire in the Forest: A Cycle of Growth and Renewal

by Laurence Pringle and Bob Marstall

"Fires bring change, diversity and new life," Laurence Pringle tells us in his opening... read more

"Fires bring change, diversity and new life," Laurence Pringle tells us in his opening paragraphs. Using the Yellowstone fires of 1988 as an example, the author writes about how forest fires fit into the natural cycle of forest ecology. His compelling text alternates with wordless double-page illustrations that show the same expanse of forest before, during and after a fire. (Ages 7-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995

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