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Around the world in 80 plants / Jonathan Drori ; illustrated by Lucille Clerc.

By: Drori, Jonathan.
Contributor(s): Clerc, Lucille [illustrator.].
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2021Description: 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781786272300 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): PlantsDDC classification: 581 Summary: "In his follow-up to the bestselling Around the World in 80 Trees, Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore. From the seemingly familiar tomato and dandelion to the eerie mandrake and Spanish "moss" of Louisiana, each of these stories is full of surprises. Some have a troubling past, while others have ignited human creativity or enabled whole civilizations to flourish. With a colorful cast of characters all brought to life by illustrator Lucille Clerc, this is a botanical journey of beauty and brilliance." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Spring 2022
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"In his follow-up to the bestselling Around the World in 80 Trees, Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore. From the seemingly familiar tomato and dandelion to the eerie mandrake and Spanish "moss" of Louisiana, each of these stories is full of surprises. Some have a troubling past, while others have ignited human creativity or enabled whole civilizations to flourish. With a colorful cast of characters all brought to life by illustrator Lucille Clerc, this is a botanical journey of beauty and brilliance." - Book cover

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