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I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)
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I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback) I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback) I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback) I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback) I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback) I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback) I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)

I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast: A Celebration of Plants Around the World (Hardback)

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Hardback 128 Pages / Published: 01/04/2020
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Enter the incredible world of plants to learn about the green machines of the natural world. Using just the rays of the sun, trees and flowers help create everything from rubber to honey. Find out the powerful science going on in every leaf, petal and stem with vibrant illustrations that will make you look at plants in a whole new way. From expert ecologist and educator Michael Holland, this illustrated compendium celebrates the plants in your life, from minty toothpaste to the floral names in your classroom. This comprehensive guide covers everything from the parts of a plant through to conservation, and also features DIY projects for young gardeners.

Publisher: Flying Eye Books
ISBN: 9781911171188
Number of pages: 128
Dimensions: 260 x 205 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast (Flying Eye) is a compendium of plants so full of dazzling, delicious pictures that it's like opening up a world-class garden in your hands. * The Guardian *
Many books have celebrated plants, but this one feels special. -- Imogen Carter * The Observer *
Funny and clever, with illustrations that are a feast for the eye. An instant classic. * Sir Tim Smit KBE, co-founder of The Eden Project *
With a wonderful concept and beautiful execution (...) it is a book that will enthuse all that read it, both young and old. * Garden Media Guild Award *
A really engaging and gorgeous book. The fun title reminds us that as plants absorb sunshine to grow, so do we when we eat plants! * JUNO Magazine *
We love I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast, which is very bright and colourful and it focuses on amazing plants around the world. * Gardens Illustrated by Daisy Bowie-Sell *
The ultimate compendium of plant life. * Leeds Libraries on Instagram *
Packed with information, I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast will keep KS2 children thoroughly fascinated for weeks! * Tom Tolkien, The School Reading List *
It is full of information from Michael Holland who is an expert ecologist and the illustrations from Philip Giordano give the book vibrance and energy. * Blackberry Garden *
The illustrations are a joy; colourful and quirky, they are so appealing and sure to engage the reader. All-in-all, this is a lovely book with much to recommend it for the curriculum as well as for reading for the pure pleasure of enjoying the information it explores. * North Somerset Teachers' Book Award *
A fantastic book that introduces the science that thrives in our gardens. -- eyfs_books_and_things on Instagram
Activities you can do at home, messages about the environment, brilliant facts about plants around the world, gorgeous visuals. It really is a celebration. -- @robcrossley4 on Twitter
A beautiful non-fiction book that's literally candy to the eye. -- Thekidsbookstagrammer on Instagram
A must have for parents, teachers, children, nature lovers and keen eco-warriors everywhere. -- mr_c_classroom on Instagram
A must-have book for budding botanists, family bookshelves and class collections. -- Red Reading Hub
A brilliant gift, a classroom gem and a home-shelf staple - this is an all-round SUPERB book! -- thelittleliterarysociety on Instagram
An encyclopaedia of all things plant. -- Miss.wrightsclassroom on Instagram
A visually pleasing book to read. -- @posies_book_club on Instagram
All of the information is presented in easy to digest chunks, accompanied by bright, engaging artwork. -- @milo_and_gigis_bookshelf on Instagram
Plants teach children so much about the world around them and this book not only provides a great read, but also a fun hands-on learning experience through engaging activities. * The World is Their Classroom *
I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast is an attractive, cute, fact-filled nonfiction book that belongs in every elementary and middle school library. * Youth Services Book Review *
An eye-catching compendium of fascinating facts about nature and how plants make an appearance in our everyday lives in so many ways. * Picture Book Blogger *
It's gorgeous, and as a big kid of 59, I know I'll love reading it too. * @Gaskella on Twitter *
Stuffed with incredible knowledge on green healing, plant power, plant technology, food chains, history and science. * @nomumisanisland on Instagram *
The bold and bright design is stunning and the cover is even textured (a small detail, but one that always makes my heart skip a beat). * @book.nerd.mommy on Instagram *
Every single fact filled page is a work of art. * @burgess.books.and.bits on Instagram *
An ideal book to get children interested in plants. * Annabookbel *
I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast celebrates plants. It is a beautifully illustrated book full of hints, tips, fact and fun exercises to try at home. * The English Garden *
It is SO beautifully illustrated by Philip Giordano and packed with hints, tips and free, fun activities to do at home and school. * My Book Corner *
The illustrations are glorious, the cover is beautifully textured and the pages are thick and luxurious. It would certainly make a fantastic gift for a budding botanist! * Ivy's Library *
The DIY projects interspersed in the entire book gets the readers excited to get their hands dirty and learn impressive STEM vocabulary. * The Tiny Activist *
The best thing about this book is so much of the information within it could be inserted into your curriculum. * Rose Edmondson of Inside the Petri Dish *
Raises awareness of many everyday things which originate in the plant world and the illustrations are a feast for the eye. * @jacquelinest01 on Twitter *
I ate Sunshine for breakfast" (7-14 year-olds) justifies its glorious title by bringing botany alive. * The Prisma: The Multicultural Newspaper *
Another Flying Eye triumph - attractive, informative and brimming full of facts and activities around the theme of plants and their place in our everyday lives. As it says on the cover - a celebration! * What I Read *

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