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Plant (Eyewitness Books)

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Learn how plants defend themselves, why flowers are brightly colored, how a plant can climb, why some plants feed on insects, and why some plants have no seeds. Discover why some plants have spines and stingers, what plants looked like millions of years ago, how plants survive in the desert, how plants turn sunlight into energy, and much, much more.
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Published August 2nd 2004 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) (first published January 1st 1960)
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Donna
These DK Eyewitness books are a huge hit at our house. They are full of interesting facts and colorful pictures. We are using these as non-fiction read-alouds for early elementary and typically cover one 2-page spread a night. (The books are aimed at Grades 3-7 for an independent reader.) The books are well-organized and contain sections at the end about jobs in and tools used for studying the topic and places to go for more information.
Stan
This is a good overview of plant life on earth. The book is targeted to a young audience and does a great job of providing a fair amount of information without being overwhelming. It is also informative for someone interested in the plant life so critical to our own survival on this planet. It defines what a plant is, the parts a plant can have—some genetic information, how plants reproduce, what habitats plants live in, and much more. The book is full of colorful, detailed pictures with descrip ...more
Selenitachan
La continuación de "definitivamente muerta" te engancha desde el principio. Entretenido y fácil de leer como siempre, aunque hay un momento que se hace algo pesadete. Sookie sigue tan pava como siempre ( el personaje no evoluciona) pero bueno, la historia es interesante, que es lo que cuenta, y ya tengo ganas de ver que pasa en el siguiente
Deborah Harris
AR Quiz No. 17235 EN Nonfiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: MG - BL: 7.5 - AR Pts: 1.0
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Hatka Prozorac
This book is Plant by David Burnie. This book can be used in 3-5 grade classrooms. This book can be used for lessons on flowers, fruits, seeds, and leaves. The book also offers a unique eyewitness view of plant anatomy and growth.
Jamie
Informational. A good book with many snipets of information about plants. Could be useful in a science lesson on plants.
Theresa
a clinical look at plants in a research format for children
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David Andrew Burnie is an accomplished zoologist who was a nature reserve ranger before becoming a natural history author and editor. A prolific writer of many books, including several on dinosaurs, he has seen many of his titles win educational awards and science prizes. His titles for Kingfisher include Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet and The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, ...more
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