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The Life Cycle of a Rose

Series: Learning About Life Cycles

By: Ruth Thomson(Author)

32 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | May 2013 | #204573 | ISBN-13: 9780750271868
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9 / €8 approx

About this book

This book follows the life cycle of a rose from when its planted, to growing shoots, leaves and buds looking at what it needs to grow. Questions and facts encourage the reader to look more closely at the detailed photographs.


- Roses grow here
- What is a rose?
- Seeds and shoots
- Buds
- Flowers
- Pollination
- Receptacle
- Rosehip
- Seeds
- Autumn and winter
- Rose life cycle


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Ruth Thomson is an award-winning educational author 'with an MA in Museum and Gallery learning' , who specialises in writing books on art and history. 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. Her history books include a series about Victorian childhood and books about Plains Indians and Aztecs. 

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