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A Question of Science: How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants By Anna Claybourne

A Question of Science: How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants by Anna Claybourne

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Summary

A science series that answers the funny, sometimes icky questions that kids really ask!

A Question of Science: How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants Summary

A Question of Science: How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants by Anna Claybourne

A fun, quirky science series that tackles the questions other books are afraid to ask!

How can a plant eat a fly? Are there plants on other planets? And can plants really hear music? A Question of Science: Plants answers all these questions and much more.

With an engaging question and answer format, these books draw kids into science in a fun way. Each book features one question per spread with a clear explanation to follow, diagrams and fun and humorous illustrations. The quirky questions are designed to range from those that children will often ask to things they may never have thought of, but will still be keen to know the answer to.

Perfect reading for curious young scientists aged 8 and up.

Other books in the series include:
Why don't your eyeballs fall out? And other questions about the human body
Why doesn't the Moon fall down? And other questions about forces
Why does a mirror show things back to front? And other questions about light
Where does lightning come from? And other questions about electricity
Why can't penguins fly? And other questions about animals
Why is ice slippery? And other questions about materials
Can you hear sounds in space? And other questions about sound

About Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne has written over 150 children's books on all kinds of subjects, from sharks, black holes and splitting the atom to how to draw, Shakespeare's life, and Greek myths and legends. She knows a lot about conservation in the rain forests of Costa Rica as she once volunteered there for three months. She likes space, sewing and music, plays the trombone and loves going camping.

Table of Contents

  • 1: What are plants?
  • 2: What do plants eat?
  • 3: Could we exist without plants?
  • 4: Why can't plants walk around?
  • 5: How do cacti survive in the desert?
  • 6: Why do flowers smell nice?
  • 7: How can a seed grow after thousands of years?
  • 8: Do plants have feelings?
  • 9: Why are trees so big?
  • 10: Can plants talk to each other?
  • 11: Could a plant eat a person?
  • 12: Are there plants on other planets?
  • 13: Quick-fire questions
  • 14: Glossary / Further reading
  • 15: Index

Additional information

NPB9781526311580
9781526311580
1526311585
A Question of Science: How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants by Anna Claybourne
New
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
20200423
32
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