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Around The World In 80 Plants

Author: Jonathan Drori. Lucille Clerc, illus.

Around The World In 80 Plants

Author: Jonathan Drori. Lucille Clerc, illus.

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Item #: WD1902
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Laurence King
ISBN: 9781786272300
In every culture, plants are intricately entwined with history, science, and folklore. From the seemingly familiar tomato and dandelion to the eerie mandrake and Spanish moss of Louisiana, each of these plants have a story that is full of surprises. As the texts here reveal, some have a troubling past, while others have ignited human creativity or enabled wh... More
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In every culture, plants are intricately entwined with history, science, and folklore. From the seemingly familiar tomato and dandelion to the eerie mandrake and Spanish moss of Louisiana, each of these plants have a story that is full of surprises. As the texts here reveal, some have a troubling past, while others have ignited human creativity or enabled whole civilizations to flourish. Lucille Clerc provides intricate illustrations of such favorites as coffee, mistletoe, papyrus, liquorice, ginger, tobacco, amaranth, potato, kelp, pineapple, gingko, and corn.


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