"Lays to rest certain fears (for example, poinsettias are not the killers they are reputed to be). The photographs are good and helpful for identifying the plants. . . . If you or a family member or friend does get poisoned by a plant, hope the doctors have a copy of this book on their shelves."
About the Author
Susan Scott, a registered nurse, has written a weekly column, Oceanwatch, for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin since 1987. She is the author of Oceanwatcher: An Above-Water Guide to Hawaii's Marine Animals; Plants and Animals of Hawaii; and Exploring Hanauma Bay. Scott and Thomas are the authors of the highly regarded marine medical reference All Stings Considered: First Aid and Medical Treatment of Hawaii's Marine Injuries.
Craig Thomas, has practiced emergency medicine in Hawaii since 1983. He is a member of the clinical faculty at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii; president of Hawaii Emergency Physicians Associated, Inc.; and medical director for the Honolulu Fire Department and the Honolulu Police Department.