Amazing Plant Powers: How Plants Fly, Fight, Hide, Hunt, and Change the World by Loreen LeedyAmazing Plant Powers: How Plants Fly, Fight, Hide, Hunt, and Change the World by Loreen Leedy

Amazing Plant Powers: How Plants Fly, Fight, Hide, Hunt, and Change the World

byLoreen Leedy, Andrew Schuerger

Hardcover | January 30, 2015

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Imagine if plants had superhero qualities. According to Spike E. Prickles, a TV personality who happens to be a cactus, plants have plenty of awesome abilities, and his houseplant fans agree. From protecting themselves from forest fires and voracious leaf-eating insects to surviving in hostile environments that are numbingly cold or stiflingly hot, Spike highlights the impressive range of adaptations plants have developed. This inventive introduction to the plant world combines facts and fun with amusing characters and surprising information. Includes a glossary and plant projects to try at home and in school.

Loreen Leedy has written and illustrated more than thirty books for children, including Look at My Book and The Great Graph Contest, which School Library Journal praised as "exciting and energetic" in a starred review. She lives in central Florida. Andrew Schuerger has a PhD in microbiology and plant pathology and has conducted researc...
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Title:Amazing Plant Powers: How Plants Fly, Fight, Hide, Hunt, and Change the WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.2 × 10.2 × 0.3 inPublished:January 30, 2015Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823422569

ISBN - 13:9780823422562

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