How fast do trees grow? How do trees begin their lives? Do all trees have the same life cycle? These questions and more are answered in this accessible look at the life cycle of a tree. Young readers will be exposed to the various stages of plant growth and development in this volume, which touches upon critical science curriculum topics. They will also gain a deeper appreciation for other living things and environmental concerns. Vivid, full-color photographs, accessible diagrams, and useful fact boxes add depth to readers' understanding of this important topic.