- 1 of 1 copy available at Altoona Area Public Library.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Altoona Area Public Library||J 580 BUR (Text)||33240004871490||Juvenile Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780756660352
- ISBN: 0756660351
72 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 folded poster.
- Edition: Rev. ed.
- Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., 2011.
|General Note:||"Discover the fascinating world of plants-- from flowers and fruit to plants that sting"--Cover.
Accompanying disc entitled: Eyewitness plant clip art.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (p. 69) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||What is a plant? -- The parts of a plant -- A plant is born -- Bursting into bloom -- A light diet -- A simple flower dissected -- A complex flower -- All sorts of flowers -- How a plant is pollinated -- Strange pollinators -- From flower to fruit -- How seeds are spread -- Borne on the wind -- Spreading without seeds -- Living leaves -- Self-defense -- Creepers and climbers -- Meat-eaters -- Caught in a trap -- Parasitic plants -- Plant passengers -- Adapting to water -- Surviving above the snowline -- Living without water -- Food from plants -- The story of wheat -- Potions and poisons -- The plant collectors -- Looking at plants -- Did you know? -- Plant classification.|
|Summary, etc.:||Presents information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.|
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