Welcome to the hidden world of the most popular bugs on Earth. Opening the beautiful and accessible pages of this book is like turning over a series of stones under which you'll find a fascinating array of the world's coolest creepy-crawlies.
This fully photographic book profiles bugs, beetles, wasps, bees, ants, caterpillars, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, flies, crickets and grasshoppers, and centipedes and millipedes. These profiles are accompanied by a Did You Know? feature and fast facts including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat. Thematic spreads cover topics from prehistoric insects to bugs around the world. In short, this book includes everything a young fact-hound needs to discover the weird, wacky, diverse, and fascinating world of bugs.
Darlyne Murawski is a versatile nature photographer and writer with years of experience as a research biologist working with bugs. Her articles have appeared in National Geographic Magazine and many international publications, children's magazines and calendars. She has traveled the world to showcase the lives and ecology of small crittersincluding butterflies, moths, fungi, parasites, spider webs, marine worms, horseshoe crabs, mollusks, and glass-shelled diatoms.
Nancy Honovich is an editor and children's writer and with more than 10 years experience creating content for a wide variety of subject areas and across medias.
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