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Written by Adrienne Barman

Illustrated by Adrienne Barman

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Plantopedia Review

Fascinating Facts Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers The Natural World Reference Books

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2018 |   A stunning and original book and a useful one too. Subtitled ‘A Celebration of Nature’s Greatest Show-offs’ in glorious pictures it introduces over 600 different plants grouped together under all kinds of headings. There are some nice indoor plants under the heading ‘Air-fresheners’, a dramatic spread of ‘The Magical’ and some beautiful spreads of  ‘The Ornamentals’. It’s a book that will whet any child’s interest in plants and excite them about the very many possibilities that they offer. There’s a useful index for helping readers revisit some of the amazing plants that have caught their eye.  ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Plantopedia by Adrienne Barman



Plantopedia Synopsis

Welcome to this collection of amazing plants from all over the world, chosen for their unique traits and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet the 'evergreens', the 'edibles' and the 'elderly' plants that have outlived the dinosaurs in this alphabetically-ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating flowers, curious crops and wonderful weeds, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours. A fantastic follow-up to smash-hit Creaturepedia.

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ISBN: 9781786031389
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786031389
Publication date: 3rd May 2018
Author: Adrienne Barman
Illustrator: Adrienne Barman
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Fascinating Facts, The Natural World, Reference Books
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About Adrienne Barman

Adrienne Barman spent her childhood in the highlands of Southern Switzerland and obtained her graphics diploma at Lugano. In 2001 she moved to Geneva, where she worked for five years with the collective SO2 Design while also working with Le Courrier. She also enjoyed being close to wildlife there. Since 2007 she has devoted herself to illustrating for publishing and press.

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