Insects by Sandra Markle
  

Synopsis

Insects by Sandra Markle

Here are twenty-one sex-legged wonders from around the world--from the 22-inch-long Giant Stick Insect of Borneo to North America's Western Pygmy Blue Butterfly, with a wingspan of just a half inch. Huge mandibles, tiny bumps, and other amazing adaptations--big and little--enable each kind of insect to find food, avoid enemies, or fight for mates. Sandra Markle and Simon Pollard follow their successful Spiders: Biggest! Littlest! with a new feast for young scientific minds. The simple text and captivating full-color photographs offer new insights into the amazing survival skills of the world's most fascinating creatures.

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Few opportunities are possible for either adults or children to view an elephant weevil, male stalk-eyed flies, whitefly larvae, or Hercules beetle as closely as this book offers. -- Kirkus Reviews

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Format

Paperback

Author

Sandra Markle
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Publisher

Boyds Mills Press

Publication date

31st March 2011

ISBN

9781590788721


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