Weird Butterflies & Moths by Ronald Orenstein, Thomas Marent
  

Weird Butterflies & Moths

Written by Ronald Orenstein, Thomas Marent
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RRP £7.95

Synopsis

Weird Butterflies & Moths by Ronald Orenstein, Thomas Marent

There are more than 200,000 species of butterflies and moths. Many, in fact, are still uncategorized. This fascinating book reveals a rare and close up look at the odd beauty and behaviour of some of the strangest of these tiny creatures. Despite their large numbers, the world of these particularly weird insects exists largely hidden from our view. Included in the book are some of the most interesting species from North and South America, Europe, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Readers will be introduced into the world of the butterfly with images demonstrating how these paper-thin winged miracles of nature adapt and survive against all odds, which include predators, weather and humanity's wilful destruction of habitat.

Reviews

The photographs take center stage, as both double-- and single-page spreads are accompanied, quite simply, by the English and scientific name of each insect and a short paragraph discussing form and habitat... Examples of moths and butterflies in their caterpillar and metamorphosis stages are readily available as well, while an introduction provides additional background information, as well as some resources for further study.--Maggie Reagan Booklist (12/01/2016)

About the Author

Ronald Orenstein is a zoologist in Toronto. Thomas Marent is a Swiss photographer whose titles include Butterflies (also with Ron Orenstein).

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Ronald Orenstein, Thomas Marent
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Publisher

Firefly Books Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2016

ISBN

9781770858145

Publisher Profile

Firefly Books Ltd is an imprint of Firefly Press Ltd

logo Firefly Press is a new children's and YA publisher based in Wales that publishes quality fiction for 5-19 years olds.

Publisher's Website

www.fireflypress.co.uk


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