Ninja Plants: Survival and Adaptation in the Plant World

Ninja Plants: Survival and Adaptation in the Plant World

by Wiley Blevins

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Overview

What can communicate but has no mouth, and can attack but has no hands? A plant! You might love the beauty and fragrance of flowers, but plants are far more complex than meets the eye. Some plants have ways of luring insects for pollination. Others mimic the look of the female insects whose male counterparts they want to attract. The Venus flytrap eats insects and other small animals for extra nourishment. You might see some of these ninja plants—with their sneaky and deceitful ways—in your own backyard. These plants might even be sitting on a windowsill in your home. This fascinating world of ninja plants is waiting to be discovered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512410136
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Wiley Blevins has written more than 70 books for children, as well as created reading programs for schools in the US and Asia. Wiley currently lives and writes in New York City.

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