Plant Life in Field and Garden

by Arabella B. Buckley


Description: Third volume in the Eyes and No Eyes series, introduces children to the wonders of plant life through examination of a variety of plants, including the cabbage, the turnip, the cucumber, and the rose. In addition to becoming familiar with the structure of plants, the reader discovers how seeds grow, how insects help, and how plants defend themselves. Through this book children are inspired to become keen observers of plant life as they collect specimens and study plants in their natural habitats. Seven color illustrations and numerous black and white drawings complement the text. 5.5 x 8.5 inches.


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Ages:  8-10
Length:  79 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white, color
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-273-8
Genres:  Natural History, Nature Study

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Table of Contents

1. The Shepherd's Purse
2. The Work Done by Leaves
3. The Story of a Turnip
4. How a Seed Grows
5. Making New Seeds
6. How Insects Help
7. Seed-Boxes Which We Eat as Vegetables
8. The Cabbage Plant

9. How Plants Defend Themselves
10. Wild Flowers and Garden Flowers
11. The Rose Family
12. The Dead-nettle and the Pea-flower
13. Climbing Plants
14. How Plants Store Food
15. Underground Vegetables
16. How Seeds Travel

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