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Plant by David Burnie
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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.

Table of Contents

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.
Release date NZ
March 6th, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
colour illustrations
Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Interest Age
from 7 to 9
Reading Age
From 8 to 99
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