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Plant / written by David Burnie ; [special photography by Andrew McRobb... et al.]

Authors: Burnie, David.
Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1989.
Publication date: 1989.
Subject: Plants -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Eyewitness books.
Title: Plant / written by David Burnie ; [special photography by Andrew McRobb... et al.]
Edition: 1st American ed.
Physical description: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
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.
Summary note: A photo essay introduces the world of plants, including the germination of seeds, plant defenses, and uses of plants.
Added author: McRobb, Andrew, illustrator.
ISBN: 0394922522 (lib. bdg.)
LCCN: 88027172 /AC
Url for this record:|library/marc/dynix|151607
Bib No.: 151607

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