Amazing Plants of the World

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Written by Štěpánka Sekaninová
Illustrated by Zuzana Dreadka Krutá
age 6-9

Book parameters:
Size 9.5 x 9.5 in | 64 pages | hardcover | 9788000063539 | $ 16.95

41 plants that will literally take your breath away. Or even eat you. There are many books about Plants. This title does not show the best known, but the most weird and phantastic ones.

Welcome to this botanical garden, where human feet have not trodden for many years. Actually, one has-or rather a pair of them have. They belong to a passionate botanist who spends all his time in the company of flowers. He does not seem interested in people, as he feels himself to be a plant rather than a member of the species homo sapiens. He may seem strange-or even scary, like anything unknown-but rest assured that he is completely harmless just like his plants are . . . unless you’re a fly or a beetle, which his carnivorous plants love to eat, that is. No worries, those meat lovers might possibly snatch at your snack if you have a ham sandwich or a sausage in your bag, but that’s all. Though some of the plants from this forgotten botanical garden look predatory at first sight, even spooky, they are still just plants that can never catch you. Enough talking, though! Keep your hats on as our tour of the botanical garden begins . . .

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