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Altoona Area Public Library J 580 BUR (Text) 33240004871490 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780756660352
  • ISBN: 0756660351
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 folded poster.
    optical disc
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., 2011.

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General Note: "Discover the fascinating world of plants-- from flowers and fruit to plants that sting"--Cover.
Accompanying disc entitled: Eyewitness plant clip art.
Includes index.
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.
Subject: Plants
Plants Juvenile literature
Genre: Juvenile works.
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