Embark on an unforgettable journey of discovering forest life and protecting an endangered plant! Learn all about the amazing Venus flytrap in this action-packed, conservation-themed installment of DK’s new educational fiction series.
Meet the Secret Explorers — a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a specialty, from the dinosaurs to volcanoes. Each story follows a character who gets chosen for a “secret exploration.”
This edge-of-your-seat educational fiction book for kids is packed with:
• Fun facts and illustrations about exciting plant species.
• Simple and informative diagrams show kids all they need to know about the Venus flytrap.
• Quizzes, mission notes and a glossary of words with definitions.
Uncover the culprit behind the plant thefts
In this fascinating children’s nature book, we join biology expert Leah on a mission to a forest in North Carolina. Joined by history buff Gustavo, the team must work together with a botanist to protect the endangered Venus flytrap from being stolen by poachers and sold for money.
It’ll take every bit of brainpower, bravery, and expertise that Leah and Gustavo have to stop the poachers and rescue the plants. At the end of this fictional action book, you’ll find “Leah’s Mission Notes,” which is a summary of all the scientific facts and discoveries made throughout the story.
With a gripping narrative that keeps kids engaged, The Secret Explorers and the Plant Poachers by SJ King is the perfect gift for kids ages 7-9 captivated by nature. Packed with lots of information about different forest plants, this adventure book gives kids a thrilling introduction to the natural world.
More in the series to discover
Don’t miss out on more secret explorations! Embark on an Arctic adventure of epic proportions in The Secret Explorers and the Missing Scientist. Discover the dramatic power of an erupting volcano in The Secret Explorers and the Smoking Volcano. Finally, set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers.