Cover image for Plants bite back!
Title:
Plants bite back!
Author:
Platt, Richard.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Introduces stinging plants, poisonous plants, and plants that eat animals.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.8 0.5 30339.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 3.9 3 Quiz: 22773.
ISBN:
9780789447555

9780789447548
Format :
Book

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At this level the Readers introduce more complex sentence structures and increased vocabulary. Archive photos and detailed illustrations make the stories exciting for children to read on their own.


Summary

There are plants that prickle, sting, and even munch insects for lunch! So, never bite a strange plant--it might bite back!

Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.

With DK Readers, children will learn to read--then read to learn!


Author Notes

Richard Platt began writing in 1983, and has since published more than 100 books specializing in children's nonfiction. His books have won the silver Nestlé Smarties Book Prize and have been shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize. He is the author of Eyewitness: Film , Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess, and Eyewitness: Pirate , among others, and is the coauthor, with Stephen Biesty, of Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections .