Cover image for Plantopedia : a celebration of nature's greatest show-offs / Adrienne Barman.
Title:
Plantopedia : a celebration of nature's greatest show-offs / Adrienne Barman.
ISBN:
9781786031396
Publication Information:
London : Wide Eyed Editions, 2018.
Physical Description:
189 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Abstract:
Welcome to this collection of amazing plants from all over the world, chosen for their unique traits and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet the evergreens, the edibles and the elderly plants that have outlived the dinosaurs in this alphabetically-ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating flowers, curious crops and wonderful weeds, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours. A fantastic follow-up to smash-hit Creaturepedia.
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Summary

Welcome to this collection of amazing plants from all over the world, chosen for their unique traits and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet the 'evergreens', the 'edibles' and the 'elderly' plants that have outlived the dinosaurs in this alphabetically-ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating flowers, curious crops and wonderful weeds, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours. A fantastic follow-up to smash-hit Creaturepedia. A beautiful gift book featuring an embossed cover and a grosgrain ribbon marker.


Author Notes

Adrienne Barman spent her childhood in the highlands of Southern Switzerland and obtained her graphics diploma at Lugano. In 2001 she moved to Geneva, where she worked for five years with the collective SO2 Design while also working with Le Courrier. She also enjoyed being close to wildlife there. Since 2007 she has devoted herself to illustrating for publishing and press.