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Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back (Read and Discover) Paperback – 6 Dec 2010


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  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Publisher: Walker; Read and Discover edition (6 Dec 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1406318647
  • ISBN-13: 978-1406318647
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 0.4 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 488,251 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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One of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read.

About the Author

Martin Jenkins is a conservationist biologist and has written on conservation issues for organizations like the WWF and mulitple UN bodies. After advising on Walker Books' Animals at Risk series he has written many of this own titles including The Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award. Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back was also nominated for the same award.

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Great pocket sized book for kids about the more unusual specimens of the plant world. Good intro to 'what plants need'. The topic may help to inspire an interest in plants for a child who is not that impressed with gardening, through the interesting and unusual subject matter. For example there is the giant pitcher plant that captures and dissolves squished flies. There is the sticky, fussy sundews, that will die if you give them the wrong water. And the amazing fly trap plant with hair triggers that cause the special leaf to close and imprison flies. Has a map to show where the plants grow in the world and a detailed cross section of a pitcher plant and how it works. Love the ink drawings of unsuspecting fly victims.
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