Anita Sanchez is fascinated by plants that no one loves. Her books include Leaflets Three: The Story of Poison Ivy and Karl, Get Out of the Garden! Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything. Gilbert Ford's illustrations have appeared in magazines, newspapers, toys, advertisements, and books, including Mr. Ferris and His Wheel.
"A fun, intriguing, and accessible mix of anatomy and history, with a healthy dose of gross."--Kirkus, STARRED review
"There's much here to attract readers in search of the gross or unsettling."-School Library Journal "Factual and surprisingly fun, here's a very readable book about a common experience."--Booklist, STARRED review