A world of plants / Martin Jenkins & James Brown.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.
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|Burlington Public Library||J 580 JENKINS 2021||39851001596569||New Non-fiction||Copy hold / Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1536215325
- ISBN: 9781536215328
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 38 cm.
- Edition: First US edition.
- Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2019.
"First published by Walker Studio, an imprint of Walker Books (UK), 2019" --Colophon.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The wonderful world of plants -- The most important reaction -- Cycling carbon -- The plant family tree -- The secret life of flowers -- Bees, birds, bats and pollen -- Seeds -- How seeds spread -- Spores -- How plants spread -- The fight for light -- Tall, taller, tallest trees -- Climbing plants -- The chemical plant -- Wood-wide web -- Plants that eat animals -- Plants that steal -- Plant defenses -- The lives of plants -- What's in the ground -- Plants in deserts -- Plants in water -- Rain forests -- Plant hot spots -- Ten plants that feed the world -- Growing for the future -- Sacred and symbolic plants -- Collecting plants -- Breeding plants -- Plants in peril.
How do plants make their own food? Which ten plants feed the world? How do some plants trick animals? We wouldn't be here today if it weren't for plants. They keep the world going round in intelligent and surprising ways that aren't always visible to the human eye. In this modern collection, marvel at the beauty of plants and understand the science behind what they can do. Find out about tulips and cacti, trees and sacred plants; and through the absorbing text and stylish illustrations, see the botanical world come to life.
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