Treemendous: Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak by Bridget Heos

Cover of Treemendous Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak by Bridget HeosTreemendous: Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak stars the smallest acorn (who also has eyelashes). The happy-go-lucky acorn is keeping a diary of how it grows. From hanging out with its twigmates to being buried by a squirrel to finally growing up (literally!), older children will delight in this story about how trees grow. There are details about photosynthesis and the anatomy of the tree that mark this book as delightful and educational. 

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. This book is the perfect pair for a family tree-planting day. Read the story, then plant your own tree and watch it grow for years to come.

Treemendous:Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak was published in March 2021 and is available in print. 


If you enjoy picture books that use nature in stories, try one of these titles: 

First the egg by Laura Seeger

Blue Sky by Audrey Wood

The blue stone: a journey through life by Jimmy Liao