Big, Bad Book of Botany (e-bok)
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Språk
Engelska
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416
Utgivningsdatum
2014-08-05
Förlag
HarperCollins
ISBN
9780062282767
Big, Bad Book of Botany (e-bok)

Big, Bad Book of Botany (e-bok)

The World's Most Fascinating Flora

E-bok (EPUB - DRM), Engelska, 2014-08-05
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David Attenborough meets Lemony Snicket in The Big Bad Book of Botany, Michael Largos entertaining and enlightening one-of-a-kind compendium of the worlds most amazing and bizarre plants, their history, and their lore.The Big, Bad Book of Botany introduces a world of wild, wonderful, and weird plants. Some are so rare, they were once more valuable than gold. Some found in ancient mythology hold magical abilities, including the power to turn a person to stone. Others have been used by assassins to kill kings, and sorcerers to revive the dead. Here, too, is vegetation with astonishing properties to cure and heal, many of which have long since been lost with the advent of modern medicine.Organized alphabetically, The Big, Bad Book of Botany combines the latest in biological information with bizarre facts about the plant kingdoms oddest members, including a species that is more poisonous than a cobra and a prehistoric plant that actually walked. Largo takes you through the history of vegetables and fruits and their astonishing agricultural evolution. Throughout, he reveals astonishing facts, from where the worlds first tree grew to whether plants are telepathic.Featuring more than 150 photographs and illustrations, The Big, Bad Book of Botany is a fascinating, fun A-to-Z encyclopedia for all ages that will transform the way we look at the natural world.
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