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Deadly Daffodils, Toxic Caterpillars: The Family Guide to Preventing and Treating Accidental Poisoning Inside and Outside the Home

By: Christopher P Holstege and Carol Ann Turkington

320 pages, 60 colour illus

Stewart, Tabori & Chang

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #163550 | ISBN: 1584794925
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NHBS Price: £17.99 $23/€20 approx

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We know enough to lock up the Tylenol and rat poison and keep the kids away from antifreeze - but too many conscientious parents don't realise just how hazardous the house and close environs can be to kids. For example: the bulb of the daffodil is poisonous, the water in a vase of lilies of the valley can be deadly, certain caterpillars in the northeast can deliver a debilitating sting, poison ivy can remain active in the body for 30 years etc. In total there are more than 70 poisons - from medicines, plants, creatures, and nature's foods - that are harmful.

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