Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back

By Martin Jenkins
Illustrated by David Parkins

One of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read.

Squishy bladderworts, sticky sundews, cobra lilies and Venus flytraps – plants that bite back are amazing!

  • Non-fiction for developing readers
  • Texts and illustrations which support children learning to read
  • Extra information sections at the back of the book with index, author and illustrator biography

About the author

Martin Jenkins is a conservationist biologist and has written on conservation issues for organizations like the WWF and mulitple UN bodies. After advising on Walker Books' Animals at Risk series he has written many of this own titles including The Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award. Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back was also nominated for the same award.

About the illustrator

David Parkins is an illustrator, whose roots lie in wildlife illustration. His works spans multiple genres and mediums, most famously drawing the character Dennis the Menace for The Beano.


1997: Times Educational Supplement Information Book Awards

Times Educational Supplement Information Book Awards - Shortlisted

ISBN: 9781406318647
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2011
Dimensions: 145 x 210mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $13.99
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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