"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
Scott, a registered nurse, has written a weekly column, Oceanwatch, for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin since 1987.
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.