Ever had an in-your-face encounter with a caterpillar? Photographer Darlyne Murawski came eye-to-eye with a spiny caterpillar in Costa Ricaand was severely stung by the creepy-crawly. That picture is one of many caterpillar close-ups illustrating this extraordinary book.
Readers learn to study these insects like the experts and how to find caterpillars, raise monarchs, help preserve their habitats, photograph them, and more.
In the "Face to Face With Animals" series, National Geographic experts take you into the wild! Go behind the scenes with the people who research and photograph wild animals.
Each book includes "Tips from the experts", a "facts at a glance" reference section, a scientific experiment, a glossary, and a "find out more" section all stimulate participation.
Author and photographer Darlyne A. Murawski has researched and documented caterpillars from India to Papua New Guinea. She has written about butterflies, moths and caterpillars for seven articles in National Geographic magazine.