A stunningly illustrated guide to the fascinating world of plants and botanical history.
Discover incredible facts and marvel at what plants can do in this beautiful book from conservation biologist and award-winning author Martin Jenkins, stylishly illustrated by print-maker James Brown.
Covering over twenty-five topics, learn all about the different types of plant - from carnivorous, to climbing, to tropical; explore the world of trees; discover how plants have evolved and continue to survive in extreme environments and most importantly, how crucial they are to our life on Planet Earth. From the domestic to the international, there is something for the whole family here. Whether you want to learn the basics of photosynthesis, or explore the hidden world of Victorian plant hunters, this is a lively, engaging and visually stunning look at the world of plants.
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 915 g
Dimensions: 377 x 277 x 13 mm
Twenty-five spreads in this striking volume, the size of a small tray and illustrated with elegant graphics, address aspects of plants including structure, reproduction, categorisation and importance. A beautifully produced and informative introduction to botany. * The Sunday Times, Watch Out For *
The book is organised so that you can dip in and out of it, depending on your interest at the time. So stretch yourself out on the floor, open the book and expect to be mesmerised. Insightful, magnificent and full of wonder; this is a book for everyone to cherish. * Mary Esther Judy, Fallen Star Stories *
Everything about this book makes you want to pick it up and leaf through it. Packed full of fascinating. * Angels & Urchins *
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