Beautiful illustrations provide kids with information on the adaptations that help plants surviveHow do you survive when danger is near, and you're rooted in the ground? Plants use their natural defenses and fight back!From the prickly desert cactus to acacia trees that "hire" ant guards, plants find creative ways to stay alive all over the world. As readers turn the pages of this stunningly illustrated book, they'll discover fun and poetic language describing every potentially perilous plant predicament. Informative, science-based lessons about these plants and their survival methods are included. Back matter perfect for extended learning features a glossary and a STEM challenge activity—great for home or the classroom!