All About Butterflies by Matthew Oates
  

Synopsis

All About Butterflies by Matthew Oates

All About Butterflies is the perfect children's guide to the fascinating world of butterflies. Leading butterfly specialist Matthew Oates provides a clear and concise guide to over 56 species of British and European butterfly, aimed at 8-12 year olds. This title features an introduction explaining definitions, butterfly life cycles, key facts and info about butterflies, and all you need to know to become a butterfly expert. Beautiful artworks bring alive the amazing and colourful world of butterflies. Butterflies are grouped by family to help identification. Each entry gives essential info on when and where to look for the species, how to identify it, and what its caterpillar eats, as well as amazing and little known facts about it. This work includes a 'Difficult words' section to explain scientific terms.

About the Author

Matthew Oates got hooked on British butterflies at the age of nine. He works as a nature conservation advisor for the National Trust, has made several appearances on TV and radio, and has published a number of studies and articles on butterflies and other aspects of wildlife conservation. He lives in the Cotswolds with his wife and four children.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Matthew Oates
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Publisher

New Holland Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

25th April 2008

ISBN

9781847730503


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