Photosynthesis: Changing Sunlight Into Food
Photosynthesis is the basis for all life on Earth! This exciting and sensitive book looks at how plants use a gas that is poisonous to people and animals to create food and oxygen for all creatures with the help of the Sun. Children will be amazed by the little chloroplast "factories" inside the leaves of plants and become aware of how important plants really are! Nature's Change is a Bobbie Kalman series that clearly explains the concepts of change, such as metamorphosis, to young children. This unique series presents complex information in straight-forward language and in a logical sequence. Each title in the Nature's Changes series features large photographs and colorful illustrations. The books in this series are sure to become favorites!
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