ISBN-10:
0471547476
ISBN-13:
9780471547471
Pub. Date:
02/28/1992
Publisher:
Wiley
Looking at Insects / Edition 1

Looking at Insects / Edition 1

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Overview

Penned by a renowned naturalist, scientist and TV personality, it explores the fascinating world of insects. Packed with illustrations and full of ''amazing facts'' about moths, butterflies, bees, beetles, ants, spiders and many more of nature's smaller creatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471547471
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/1992
Edition description: 1st U.S. ed
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.41(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

David Takayoshi Suzuki CC OBC FRSC is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki earned a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961, and was a professor in the genetics department at the University of British Columbia from 1963 until his retirement in 2001.

Table of Contents

THE WORLD OF INSECTS.

A Small, Strange World.

Have You Ever Met a Morphosis?.

How Insects Defend Themselves.

How Insects See and Sense Things.

Friends or Enemies?.

INSECT ORDERS.

Moths and Butterflies: Backyard Ballerinas.

Beetles Are Everywhere!.

Bees: Flowers' Best Friends.

Ants: The Non-Stop Workers.

SPIDERS: INSECTS' RELATIVES.

Spiders: Web-Spinning Wizards.

Index.

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