The Language of Plants

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Product Details
Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Albatros Media
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.1 X 10.3 X 0.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9788000067971

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About the Author

Helena Harastova is a writer, translator, and mother. She graduated in Dramaturgy from the Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts, having previously worked for the National Theatre in Brno, Czech Republic. Her most unusual pastime is proofreading texts for errors in spelling, grammar, and style.

Darya Beklemesheva has a higher art education, and in addition, she is constantly improving her qualifications by studying at various courses and workshops, participating in exhibitions and international competitions. She works in collage technique. She has tried many different techniques (watercolor, various types of printing, linocut), but her favorite technique is still collage.

Reviews

Selected by Reading Rockets for their Summer Reading List: Ages 6-9 (https: //www.readingrockets.org/books-and-authors/booklists/summer-reading-guide-2023)

Selected for the CBC's 2023 April Hot Off The Press Reading List (https: //www.cbcbooks.org/cbc-book-lists/april-2023/).

"This illustrated 30 page picture book nobly attempts to share some of this remarkable story with 9-12 year-olds in ways that are both accurate and comprehensible to young readers." --Craig L Seasholes, Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's and Young Adult Literature


"The Language of Plants is a small book jam packed with important information pertaining to plants! The education factor on this book is outstanding. It will make a valuable resource in any school library." --YA Books Central

"The information is written in a way that is easy for (targeted aged ) kids to read. It's hit or miss on the entertainment factor. The illustrations were great. They're beautiful, simple yet complex. My kids had a great time looking at the illustrations and pointing things out. The education factor on this book is outstanding. It will make a valuable resource in any school library." --Cherokee Crum, YA Books Central

"It focuses on recent scientific findings about plant abilities that challenge traditional views of plants as largely being dull. Kids learn about the parts of plants, their operations, how plants can actually call for help and warn each other, along with many amazing facts about plants that reveals their extraordinary abilities. The result differs from any other plant botany book, promising enlightening understanding not only from picture book readers, but the adults who choose this book for its extraordinary focus and bright illustrations of plant facts." --Midwest Book Review-Children's Bookwatch

"This book covers the various ways plants interact with the world around them, from sight and sound to touch and smell. The book gives scientific information along with examples of experiments that show how scientists have tested these senses. This book is good for anyone who is interested plants and wants an introduction on the topic. This is also good for middle grade readers." --Morgan Frazier, Librarian

"Kids learn about the parts of plants, their operations, how plants can actually call for help and warn each other, along with many amazing facts about plants that reveals their extraordinary abilities. The result differs from any other plant botany book, promising enlightening understanding not only from picture book readers, but the adults who choose this book for its extraordinary focus and bright illustrations of plant facts." --Donovan's Literary Services

"The Language of Plants is a colorful exploration into how plants communicate. Great for kids that like nonfiction books." --Jazming007, IG


"The Language of Plants: Understanding How Plants Communicate by Darya Beklemesheva and Helena Harastová is a fascinating book! It really exceeded my expectations. Learn how plants work together or compete, how they trick bugs, how they move to follow the sun, and so much more! There are so many books with basic information about plants and this book has so much more info. I highly recommend this book!" --Red Poppy Reading, IG


"If you've ever thought that studying plants was boring, this book will most definitely change your mind. This brilliant nonfiction work for kids will show you how truly connected humans are to the plant kingdom. The Language of Plants takes readers on a journey through all of the amazing superpowers of plants. Plants are truly magic! They not only make food for themselves, but for everyone. Whether you eat vegetables, meat, or grains, all nutrients on Earth have originated from a plant. This book is not just your typical fact book. It reveals the answers to so many mysteries in the plant world. It's an informative and engaging read to enjoy right alongside a younger audience. I guarantee that you'll uncover many new secrets about plants!" --Fun Reads for Kids, IG


"With its gorgeous and brilliant diagrams, this book explains complex topics in a way that's easy to understand and fascinating for children AND adults. As an environmental scientist I know A LOT about plants and I'm learning so much from this book!" --Read with a Rescue, IG


"If you've ever thought that studying plants was boring, this book will most definitely change your mind. This brilliant nonfiction work for kids will show you how truly connected humans are to the plant kingdom." --Fun Reads for Kids, IG

"Packed with practical facts and delightful details, The Language of Plants will certainly inspire readers to cultivate their own gardens and local flora. Fantastic floral fun." --Olivia the Librarian, IG

"The Language of Plants feels like jumping into a picture book -- with colourful and detailed illustrations (and bright, bold colours) that include cute characters and animals, BUT it is PACKED with information! This book is very well crafted with colour blocks to break up information, bolded headings to guide the reading experience, and really beautiful illustrations to detail the concepts. You will exclaim "What?! That is so cool!" about one million times. I'm going to look at my garden in a new light, that's for sure! This book is so informative, clear, and... frankly, mind blowing! Add this book to your nature collection!" --Fairytales and Fingerpaints, IG

"If you think the idea that plants communicate is science fiction, you aren't alone! But scientists have discover that plants do have ways of "talking" with each other, making plants a lot more interesting than you think! The book also shows the incredible memory of many plants and how they are affected by sensory interactions like smell, hearing, and touch. This fascinating book is great for older kids - and one of the nature STEM books you are guaranteed to be borrowing from them to read yourself!" --All Done Monkey