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Publisher Description

Nominated for the 2019 Singapore Book Awards, Best Children's Picture Book


In the 1800s, a girl named Agnes Joaquim was passionate about plants. She even learned to grow cool-weather European vegetables in the tropical heat of Singapore. As she grew up, she collected many prizes for her plants. One day, after many trials and difficulty, she created a brand-new orchid. She showed it to an orchid expert named Henry Ridley, who officially named the flower the Vanda Miss Joaquim. This is the story of how one woman's ingenuity and determination created a flower that became world famous...and Singapore's National Flower in 1981.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2019
November 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
34
Pages
PUBLISHER
Epigram Books
SELLER
Faris Digital Solutions
SIZE
7.2
MB

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