Asia's Most Amazing Plants

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Why was teak used to build the RMS Titanic? How can a mangrove grow in saltwater? Why does a pitcher plant grow in the shape of a cup? Asia has many landscapes, from sky-scraping mountains to blazing deserts, and from tropical rainforests to bogs. Discover how Asia s most incredible plants make their home here."
 

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Asia
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Bamboo
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Irish-born Michael Scott is one of Ireland's most successful and prolific authors. He has over one hundred titles to his credit, spanning a variety of genres, including Fantasy, Science Fiction and Folklore and audiences writing for both adults and young adults. Scott had been published in thirty-seven countries, in twenty languages. Scott is considered one of the authorities on Celtic folklore. His collections, Irish Folk & Fairy Tales, Irish Myths & Legends and Irish Ghosts & Hauntings have remained continuously in print for the past twenty years. Scott is the author of the Series Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Tales from the Land of Erin, Tales of the Bard, and De Dannan. Scott also writes historical novels under pen name Anna Dillon.

Angela Royston has written many books for young people, including books about people at work, animals, health and the environment.

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