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6 edition of Plants feed on sunlight found in the catalog.

Plants feed on sunlight

and other facts about things that grow

by Taylor, Helen

  • 224 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Copper Beech Books in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Growth (Plants) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plants.,
  • Growth (Plants)

  • About the Edition

    Discusses plants, what they need to grow, how and where they grow, and the many ways people use them. Includes simple projects.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Helen Taylor ; [computer illustrations, Stephen Sweet].
    SeriesYou"d never believe it but--
    ContributionsSweet, Stephen, 1965- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK49 .T39 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL702764M
    ISBN 100761308148
    LC Control Number97051778
    OCLC/WorldCa38304459


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