The algae who wanted to be a flower, Ana Cristina Tavares



Title: A alga que queria ser flor | El alga que quería ser una flor | L’alga che voleva esssere un fiore | Die Alge die Blume sein wollte | The algae who wanted to be a flower

Author: Ana Cristina Tavares

Typology: Children’s book

Ilustrations: Joana Barata

Language: Bilingual (Portuguese / Spanish; Italian; German; English)

Year: 2013

Publisher: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra (University of Coimbra Press)


Synopsis: On a visit to the Botanical Garden two children, João and Ritinha, hear a teacher tell the story of an algae who had a dream of becoming a flower, and of the Botanist who helped guide her down the path of plant evolution.