Scary Plants! (Smithsonian) (Paperback)

By Janet Lawler

Penguin Young Readers, 9780451533715, 48pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2017

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Hardcover (2/14/2017)

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Danger! Watch out for these plants! 

Poison ivy, stinging nettles, Venus fly trap—their names alone say "watch out!" Plants can sting, prick, trap, even poison other living things. But why? Learn more about the tricky or deadly ways some plants protect themselves and capture food in this visually exciting book developed with Smithsonian Gardens.

About the Author

Janet Lawler is the author of numerous books for young children, including Rain Forest Colors, Love is Real, and Ocean Counting. She lives in Farmington, Connecticut.