Sleeping Bear Press V is for Venus Flytrap: A Plant Alphabet

Why do onions make us cry? What popular nut really isn?t a nut at all? And what makes a forest a rainforest? The answers to these questions and many other fascinating facts can be found in V is for Venus Flytrap: A Plant Alphabet. Mankind?s... dependence upon the plant kingdom goes far beyond the food on our table and the air that we breathe. Plants have also provided shelter and led to important advances in medicine and science. Using the alphabet, horticulturalist Eugene Gagliano covers a wide range of topics including exotic species and their locations; plants? role in a healthy lifestyle; food crops and the world economy; and the importance of conservation and environmental stewardship in our world today. After reading V is for Venus Flytrap, young readers will be eager to get their hands dirty and their thumbs green! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 6/26/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Eugene Gagliano Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.11in length x 0.35in width x 11.18in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

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