Fly Traps!: Plants That Bite Back

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Walker Books, Dec 1, 2010 - Carnivorous plants - 35 pages
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One of a new series of books, "Read and Discover", designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read. Squishy bladderworts, sticky sundews, cobra lilies and Venus flytraps - plants that bite back are amazing! It supports KS1-2 Science and Literacy. It is written in consultation with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education. It offers non-fiction for developing readers. It includes texts and illustrations which support children learning to read. It contains extra information sections at the back of the book with index, author and illustrator biography.

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Review: Fly Traps!: Plants That Bite Back (Read and Wonder)

User Review  - Teri - Goodreads

Really good book about carnivorous plants. My whole family enjoyed it, and now my husband wants a venus fly trap. Only available through inter-library loan in our system. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Martin Jenkins has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including a retelling of Jonathan Swift's GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and several nonfiction titles. He lives in Cambridge, England.
Brian Sanders is an illustrator whose work has appeared on book jackets, in pop-up books, and even on postage stamps. He lives in Essex, England.

David Parkins is an illustrator. He art college in 1978. He is married to Angie and has a stepdaughter (Lucy), a stepson (Wills) and a daughter (Hattie). Although he was born in England, he currently lives in Cardinal, Ontario, Canada.

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