Plant (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

Plant (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by David Burnie

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Plant (DK Eyewitness Books Series) by David Burnie

This is a an original and exciting look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how a flower attracts insects, what a plant's reproductive organs look like, how a dandelion spreads its seeds, and much more.
 
The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756660352
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 01/17/2011
Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 297,462
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

What is a plant?6
The parts of a plant8
A plant is born10
Bursting into bloom12
A light diet14
A simple flower dissected16
A complex flower18
All sorts of flowers20
How a plant is pollinated22
Strange pollinators24
From flower to fruit26
How seeds are spread28
Borne on the wind30
Spreading without seeds32
Living leaves34
Self-defense36
Creepers and climbers38
Meat eaters40
Caught in a trap42
Parasitic plants44
Plant passengers46
Adapting to water48
Surviving above the snowline50
Living without water52
Food from plants54
The story of wheat56
Potions and poisons58
The plant collectors60
Looking at plants62
Index64

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My grandson loves the Eyewitness Books. He has 30 of these books and reads them from cover to cover over and over.