Creep and Flutter The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky
  

Synopsis

Creep and Flutter The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky

Acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky brings out the beauty and the wow! and the yuck! factors of hundreds of insects and spiders.Eight spectacular gatefolds show moths and mosquitoes, butterflies and beetles, spiders and silverfish life-size, up close, and personal! A CCBC Choice 2013, the annual best-of-the-year list of the Cooperative Children's Book Center.

Reviews

* Combining larger-than-life illustrations and thoughtful field notes, Arnosky takes readers on a tour of insect life. Foldout spreads display mayflies, dragonflies, beetles, butterflies, moths, and more, with each insect vividly described. . . . As with his other nature-themed books, Arnosky brings a personal and improvisational feeling to his work, including pencil sketches and writing that shares his own experiences. . . . Arnosky's inquisitive spirit and gentle prose will likely move readers to take his cue to be mindful of the small. Publishers Weekly (Starred review)

About the Author

Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books and received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Jim lives in Vermont, but travels all over the US for school and library visits. Visit jimarnoskycom to learn more.

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Format

Paperback

Author

Jim Arnosky
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

31st March 2016

ISBN

9781454919100


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