The Incredible World of Plants - Cool Facts You Need to Know - Nature for Kids Children's Nature Books
It looks like a bear, but isn't one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey- but isn't a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what's a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie's tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea's cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
What can communicate but has no mouth, and can attack but has no hands? A plant! You might love the beauty and fragrance of flowers, but plants are far more complex than meets the eye. Some plants have ways of luring insects for pollination. Others mimic the look of the female insects whose male counterparts they want to attract. The Venus flytrap eats insects and other small animals for extra nourishment. You might see some of these ninja plants with their sneaky and deceitful ways in your own...
Flowering vs. Non-Flowering Plants: Knowing the Difference - Biology 3rd Grade Children's Biology Books
Future biologists will love the mix of non-fiction and activities in this educational book full of BIG ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about biology, plants, biomes, ecology, nature, digestion and the human body. Start a lifelong passion for STEM subjects.
The hedge is full of animal and plant life. Readers will take a closer look through a microscope at a fieldmouse (its teeth are strong enough to gnaw holes in wood), a hedgehog (when it feels threatened, it rolls into a ball), and a snail (its shell protects it from the sun, wind, and rain, but it also acts as its lungs).
by Raja Sekhar
Discover the beauty and majesty of forests all over the Earth. Find out why they are so important for our future. Learn about the trees, the plants, the insects, the flowers, and the animals which inhabit our woods and forests.
A gorgeous, lyrical exploration of how seeds travel from plant to plant, take root, and grow. When you think of a plant, you don't think of how it moves. But the feathery seeds of the dandelion fly to other gardens, strawberry tendrils creep, and maple seeds spin. There are many different ways plants move, not only as they grow, but in their quest to reproduce: falling, clinging, floating, burrowing--even exploding! Fourteen plant journeys are chronicled, but more than sixty species are high...
The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary presents an exciting new rainforest book, designed and conceived in the rainforest and dedicated to its preservation.The book contains concise accounts of the various uses to which prominent Amazonian plants are put by the local rainforest inhabitants. Although emphasis is placed on plant foods and forest medicines, there is also commentary on other relevant applications, including natural artifacts, house construction, natural pesticides, and ornamental a...