Welcome to the Tree Stump

Welcome to the Tree Stump

In this book, readers will peek into the secret world of an old tree stump and discover how animals and plants make this microhabitat their home, form an ecosystem and rely on their habitat and each other for survival.

  • Packed with curriculum science information
  • Meet snails, wood mice, weasels, toads, tardigrades (moss piglets), centipedes, woodlice, stag beetles, moths with amazing camouflage, spiders and slow worms
  • Learn about the life cycles of wood mice, woodlice, stag beetles and weasels
  • Discover how moss, ferns and lichens grow
  • Beautiful, labelled photographs throughout
  • Includes a tree stump food web diagram


Filled with facts about the natural world, this title is perfect for children studying habitats, animal and plant life cycles, and ecosystems at Key Stages 1 and 2.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-78856-326-0
  • Age Group: 6 to 8 years
  • Series: Living Things and Their Habitats
  • Author: Alix Wood
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm
  • Curriculum Links: Animals, Habitats, Insects, Life cycles, Microhabitats, Non-fiction reading, Plants, Science
Key Selling Features
• Controlled vocabulary, grammar and sentence structure • Beautiful colour photos with close photo/text match • Each book includes a food web diagram • Table of Contents, Glossary and index
Series Information
Series Name: Living Things and Their Habitats  
In this series, readers will discover how living things depend on each other and their environment for food and water and a place to live and raise their young. Packed with facts, core curriculum information and fantastic photographs that support the text, each book takes readers on a mini safari through a habitat. Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, the reader will discover connections and interactions between the plants, animals, and other living things that make this habitat their home.