Plant (DK Eyewitness Guide)

Author(s): David Burnie

Children Non Fiction

This title is a valuable resource to students learning about all aspects of plants from how the wind can affect a plant's shape to the different stages of germination. Discover amazing facts - the earliest 'plants' were so small it would have taken dozens of them to cover a pinhead. What is a plant?; the parts of a plant; a plant is born; bursting into bloom; a light diet; a simple flower is dissected; a complex flower; all sorts of flowers; how a plant is pollinated; strange pollinators; from flower to fruit; how weeds are spread; borne on the wind; spreading without seeds; living leaves; self-defence; creepers and climbers; meat eaters; caught in a trap; parasitic plants; plant passengers; adapting to water; surviving above the snowline; living without water; food from plants; the story of wheat; potions and poisons; the plant collectors; looking at plants; did you know?; plant classification; find out more.

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What is a plant?; the parts of a plant; a plant is born; bursting into bloom; a light diet; a simple flower is dissected; a complex flower; all sorts of flowers; how a plant is pollinated; strange pollinators; from flower to fruit; how weeds are spread; borne on the wind; spreading without seeds; living leaves; self-defence; creepers and climbers; meat eaters; caught in a trap; parasitic plants; plant passengers; adapting to water; surviving above the snowline; living without water; food from plants; the story of wheat; potions and poisons; the plant collectors; looking at plants; did you know?; plant classification; find out more.

General Fields

  • : 9780751364835
  • : dorlin
  • : dorlin
  • : March 2003
  • : 282mm X 216mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Burnie
  • : Paperback
  • : 580
  • : From 8 to 99
  • : 72
  • : colour illustrations