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Author: David Burnie; Andrew McRobb
Publisher: London : New York : DK Pub., ©2004.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A photo essay introduces the world of plants, including the germination of seeds, plant defenses, and uses of plants.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Burnie; Andrew McRobb
ISBN: 0756607159 9780756607159 0756607140 9780756607142
OCLC Number: 56138239
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: The parts of a plant 8 --
A plant is born 10 --
Bursting into bloom 12 --
A light diet 14 --
A simple flower dissected 16 --
A complex flower 18 --
All sorts of flowers 20 --
How a plant is pollinated 22 --
Strange pollinators 24 --
From flower to fruit 26 --
How seeds are spread 28 --
Borne on the wind 30 --
Spreading without seeds 32 --
Living leaves 34 --
Self-defense 36 --
Creepers and climbers 38 --
Meat eaters 40 --
Caught in a trap 42 --
Parasitic plants 44 --
Plant passengers 46 --
Adapting to water 48 --
Surviving above the snowline 50 --
Living without water 52 --
Food from plants 54 --
The story of wheat 56 --
Potions and poisons 58 --
The plant collectors 60 --
Looking at plants 62 --
Plant classification 66.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by David Burnie ; [special photography by Andrew McRobb and others].

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A photo essay introduces the world of plants, including the germination of seeds, plant defenses, and uses of plants.

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