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The Big Book of Blooms

Written by Yuval Zommer

Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers Gardening General Non-Fiction The Natural World

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Longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2021

The newest addition to Yuval Zommer's bestselling series answers these questions and more as it introduces young children to all kinds of colourful, carnivorous, weird and wonderful flowering plants from around the world. Readers will enjoy learning about different edible flowers and why flowers are fragrant or colourful, not to mention grisly details about carnivorous and poisonous flowers.

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The Big Book of Blooms Synopsis

What does a venus fly trap eat? How strong is a giant water lily? Does a cactus flower?

It opens with introductory spreads on how to be a botanist; how to recognise different types of flowers; the life-cycle of a plant; flower anatomy; and the seven types of animal pollinators including bats, birds and beetles.

Subsequent spreads, illustrated within various habitats, are dedicated to specific varieties of plants, including the carnivorous venus flytrap, the giant water lily and the weird and wonderful corpse flower. 

The Big Book of Blooms Press Reviews

'Zommer employs agile brushwork and a fondness for graceful lines and bright colours to bring to life bustling bouquets from a range of habitats, from rainforest to desert. A floral fantasia for ... budding botanists' - Kirkus Reviews

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ISBN: 9780500651995
Publication date: 21/05/2020
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500651995
Publication date: 21st May 2020
Author: Yuval Zommer
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Gardening, General Non-Fiction, The Natural World

About Yuval Zommer

Yuval Zommer graduated from London’s Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He has worked as a creative director at many leading advertising agencies.  Yuval’s passion for picture books has now won, and he is the author/illustrator of many highly acclaimed children’s books. Yuval lives and works in an old house in Notting Hill where he overlooks a small garden which is visited by urban foxes, squirrels, birds and many insects, some of which later find their way into his stories. His other favourite places are The Natural History ...

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