Fly Traps! Plants That Bite Back by Martin Jenkins
  

Fly Traps! Plants That Bite Back

Written by Martin Jenkins
Illustrated by David Parkins
Part of the Read and Discover Series

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Synopsis

Fly Traps! Plants That Bite Back by Martin Jenkins

One of a new series of books, Read and Discover , designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read. Squishy bladderworts, sticky sundews, cobra lilies and Venus flytraps - plants that bite back are amazing! It supports KS1-2 Science and Literacy. It is written in consultation with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education. It offers non-fiction for developing readers. It includes texts and illustrations which support children learning to read. It contains extra information sections at the back of the book with index, author and illustrator biography.

About the Author

Martin Jenkins

Martin Jenkins is an expert at presenting complicated subjects in entertaining and accessible ways to children. He has won several awards for his work.

He was born in Surrey in 1959 but grew up in Spain, Ireland and Kent. He attended Cambridge University as a scholar. A conservation biologist by trade, Martin worked full-time for ten years for World Conservation Monitoring Centre, writing about a range of conservation issues. Since 1990 he has worked freelance for organisations such as WWF and a number of UN bodies concerned with conservation and the environment. Martin's jobs have varied greatly: "I've been an orchid-sleuth in Germany, a timber detective in Kenya and an investigator of the chameleon trade in Madagascar."

Martin lives in Cambridge and London. Martin became involved with children's books when he was asked to advise on Walker Books' Animals at Risk series. Since then he has written several titles, including Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award and Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back, which was shortlisted for the same award. He has also retold Gulliver's Travels, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, and Don Quixote.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: 5+

Author

Martin Jenkins
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th December 2010

ISBN

9781406318647


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