Marvel at more than 600 beautiful, bold, and bizarre plants and flowers in this follow-up to the best-selling Creaturepedia—featuring the fun, colorful illustrations of Adrienne Barman and finished with an embossed cover and a grosgrain ribbon marker.
Filled with fascinating flowers, curious crops, and wonderful weeds, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours. Alphabetically ordered by their special traits and characteristics, including:
- The big eaters – meet the insect-digesting plants, such as the Venus flytrap
- The confused fruits – avocado, tomato, eggplant, and more you thought were veggies
- The giants – admire among them the elephant cactus, which grows up to 50 feet tall
- The guests – with parasites such as mistletoe, which sucks nutrients from trees
- The healers – a collection of medicinal plants, such as echinacea, tea tree, and chamomile
- The old-timers – featuring the giant sequoia, which can live for over 3,000 years
Which would you plant in your garden?
About the Author
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.