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Stunning images from scanning electron microscopes give a close-up view of incredible minibeasts, revealing every hair on the back of a flea, the beautiful scales on a moth's wing, and the amazing compound eye of a fly. Discover what a fly likes to eat and how it digests its food or how a pond skater can skim across the surface of water. Learn how a colony of ants communicates, and find out if your garden might be home to the fastest beetle in the world.
A spectacular collection of the weird and wonderful world of creepy crawlies. There are all kinds of bugs lurking in your backyard. Take a close-up peek at the alien-like beasties that are living right under your nose!
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|Publication date:||22nd February 2016|
|Author:||Camilla de la Bedoyere|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
Camilla de la Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 250 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.More About Camilla de la Bedoyere
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