Michael Holland FLS (Ecologist) and Philip Giordano
This book is wonderful, from the amazing facts to the incredible illustrations. If you are a collector or looking for a gift this would be an amazing choice. It is also a perfect book for learning, it can be picked up and put down many times. There are also activities to do for young gardeners.
About the Book
Enter the incredible world of plants to learn about the green machines of the natural world.Using just the rays of the sun, trees and flowers help create everything from rubber to honey. Find out the powerful science going on in every leaf, petal and stem with vibrant illustrations that will make you look at plants in a whole new way.From expert ecologist and educator Michael Holland, this illustrated compendium celebrates the plants in your life, from minty toothpaste to the floral names in your classroom. This comprehensive guide covers everything from the parts of a plant through to conservation, and also features DIY projects for young gardeners.