Insects by Stephen Savage


Insects by Stephen Savage

Classification: Insects shows children how to identify and group insects according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is an insect? Where do insects live? What do insects eat? And how do insects move about? Along with many others. The book looks at insects from butterflies and beetles to wasps and ants and their young, as well as some more unusual amphibians such as hawk moth caterpillars and glowworms. It also offers advice on keeping insects as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many insects in comparison to a human hand, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Birds, Classification: Insects, Classification: Reptiles, Classification: Mammals and Classification: Fish.

About the Author

Stephen Savage is a biologist and natural history lecturer. He is also an assosiation member of the Institute of Biologists and an adviser for the British Marine Life Study Society.

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32 pages


Stephen Savage
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Publication date

13th November 2014



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