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PARALLEL BOTANYUser Review - Kirkus
What Linnaeus overlooked Lionni has undertaken, teasing a new academic discipline out of his wily imagination. Parallel Botany is the study of an elusive vegetal kingdom of parallel plants ... Read full review
A tongue-in-cheek treatment of a group of plants that doesn't exist. You have to be familiar with plant science to get most of the jokes, but if you are Lionni is often hilarious. It is particularly impressive given he was a graphic designer with a doctorate in economics. But this man knows his botany.