Plants are amazing, different around the world - and the biggest living things ever. There are leaves twice as long as a bus, flowers that attract insects by smelling like dead bodies, and trees that grow taller than the Statue of Liberty or weigh ten times as much as a blue whale!
* Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina.
* Text type - An information book.
* The book is organised into short chapters to help children practise the skills of locating and identifying important information.
* The glossary and index on pages 30 and 31 can be used to develop children's information retrieval skills further.
* Curriculum links - Science