Plants and People

Overview

People need plants for food, but plants also provide us with medicine and clothes. Other plants, such as trees, also give us the wood we need to make our furniture and homes.

Clear information and colorful photographs make this book an ideal introduction to the fascinating world of plants.

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Overview

People need plants for food, but plants also provide us with medicine and clothes. Other plants, such as trees, also give us the wood we need to make our furniture and homes.

Clear information and colorful photographs make this book an ideal introduction to the fascinating world of plants.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593891879
  • Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Useful plants 4
Plants for food 6
Growing crops 8
Healthy foods 10
Herbs and spices 12
Fibers 14
Paper 16
Oils 18
Trees for wood 20
Growing more trees 22
Reeds and palms 24
Medicine from plants 26
Investigate! 28
Glossary 30
Index 32
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