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The Teeth of the Lion

The Story of the Beloved and Despised Dandelion

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The Teeth of the Lion by Anita Sanchez
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Tells the story of the common dandelion, that remarkably widespread plant that is known, for better or worse, by just about everybody. Through a series of short essays, written in accessible language and a thoroughly engaging style, Anita Sanchez takes the reader on a journey through the natural history of the dandelion and its long association with humans. Joan Jobson's illustrations add important details and subtle accents that enhance this journey. Well-adapted ecologically to spread into and thrive within disturbed sites -- such as the lawns, playgrounds, roadsides, and parking lots in which they are most often encountered today, and viewed as weeds -- dandelions also have had a lengthy, welcomed association with humans as medicine, food, and objects of ritual, magic, and folklore. 'The Teeth of the Lion' will be a source of enjoyable, fascinating, memorable information of interest to all users. It will provide naturalists, wildflower enthusiasts, gardeners, interpreters, teachers, landscapers, and homeowners a better understanding of one of the most common, well-known, and perhaps under-appreciated plants to be found anywhere.

Author Biography

Anita Sanchez was born in Boston, MA, and grew up in Cape Ann, MA, and upstate New York. She received her BA from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, in 1977, one of the first to major in the new field of ecology and conservation. A life-long fascination with American history led to her two previous books. In researching The Teeth of the Lion, she was impressed by the Shakers, who at one time were the leading producers of herbal medicines in America. Dandelions were a crop the Shakers planted and harvested extensively, since they were well aware of its medicinal benefits. Their dandelion extract was a popular and effective liver tonic.
Release date NZ
September 11th, 2006
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Joan Jobson
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b/w illus
Imprint
McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, US
Pages
136
Dimensions
215x140x9
ISBN-13
9780939923229
Product ID
2251445

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