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On Sale: Feb. 24, 2004 Pages: 48 | ISBN: 9780375825330
$4.99
On Sale: Apr. 14, 2010 Pages: 48 | ISBN: 9780307531223

About the Book

This book offers readers a bug’s-eye view into the strange and fascinating world of carnivorous plants. From the “jaws” of the Venus flytrap to the pretty sundew plant whose delicate tentacles entrap its prey, the unique anatomy and behaviors of meat-eating plants are detailed with clear, engaging text and art.

About the Author

Mary Batten is an award-winning science writer whose previous books—Discovery by ChanceThe Tropical Forest, and Nature’s Tricksters—were written for the juvenile market. Her magazine credits include CosmopolitanScience Digest, and International Wildlife. She has written scripts for fifty television films, the producers of which include Time-Life Films, Children's Television Workshop, National Geographic, and Disney Educational Productions. She lives in Virginia.

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