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Series: Popcorn: Life Cycles

By: Ruth Thomson(Author)

24 pages, colour photos and colour illustrations

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #204544 | ISBN-13: 9780750272032
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

Sunflower follows the life cycle of a sunflower from when its planted, to growing shoots and leaves looking at what it needs to grow. It ends showing the sunflower at the end of summer, showing how the sunflower's seeds can be used again to grow another sunflower, perfectly illustrated the cycle of life. Questions and facts encourage the reader to look more closely at the detailed photographs.


What are suflowers?
Planting seeds
Roots grow
A shoot sprouts
Leaves appear
Flowers open
Bees pollinate
Seeds grow
From seed to sunflower
Sunflower life cycle
Make a paper plate sunflower


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Ruth Thomson is a highly experienced author and editor of children's books. She has an MA in Museum and Gallery Education. Her art books include Grisly & Gruesome, Saints and Looking at Paintings for the National Gallery, London, a short biography of Georgia O'Keeffe and several hands-on art packs for Tate galleries. She has also co-written Posters and Propaganda in Wartime, published in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum. 

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