This book is an introduction to cereals. It describes what cereals are, where they grow, what they are for, and the variety of cereals around the world in different environments. It also introduces germination and the start of plant growth, and how plants make food. Following a look at the variety of food we get from cereals the book shows readers how to grow their own cereals. The book includes cereal fact boxes that highlight additional information, and a glossary and index. It is illustrated with full colour photos throughout.