The First Flower

How pollination works and why insects are so important
  • Published: December 2009
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(Color)
  • Pages: 32
  • Size: 8.5x11
  • ISBN: 9781449040284

This new book is a light and funny children’s story explaining how pollination works, illustrated with original artwork by Kim E Styles.

From pre-historic times with the dinosaurs, to the present day. Before butterflies and bees; what were the first pollinators?  What is nectar for and what does pollen do? Where are the Stamen, stigma and sepals on a flower?

Useful for parents and teachers. The main part of the book is a fictional story, which is entertaining for children from 4 to 11 years and those learning to read. Each page has large colourful artwork to hold a child’s attention.

Educational facts in the last quarter help to introduce children to, biology, botany, ecology and insect pollinators; illustrated with colour photographs and clear diagrams.

Children are encouraged to look closer at the plants and insects in our world and start to understand how they live and reproduce. 

With sound environmental and ecological information.  It will help children to understand the plants and insects on our planet, and why conservation is so important.

“As we are becoming more aware and in tune with nature, the next generation are given the knowledge and skills to take action and participate in practical activities to improve their world.”


In 2010, look out for The Creatures of Tumbledown Farm series.  Learn about countryside animals and birds. How they live and what you can do to help them.

Buy This Book

Perfect Bound Softcover(Color)
Price: $14.49