Insects

Insects

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Description

"KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge" is a science-based, highly visual, inspirational learning experience. The lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning, full-colour photographs. The project spreads, featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. "KFYK Insects" introduces readers to the creepy-crawlies that fly, scuttle and lurk in the world around us. Insects are the most successful creatures on earth and come in a vast array of shapes and sizes - stick insects are masters of disguise, wasps can sting, ants even have a social structure in which they have different work to do. Be amazed at the incredible variety of insect life that lives all around us. Fun and easy projects will help young readers discover more about insects.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 194 x 255mm
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • full-colour photographs
  • 0753412411
  • 9780753412411

Table of contents

1 Half-title; 2 Imprint; 3 Title; 4 Contents; 6 What is an insect?; 8 All kinds of insects; 10 Big and small insects; 12 Insect athletes; 14 Wonder wings; 16 Clever colours; 18 Fighting back; 20 Insect senses; 22 Hungry insects; 24 Nibbling plants; 26 Insect hunters; 28 Life cycles; 30 Insect eggs; 32 Honeybee hive; 34 Friends and foes; 36 Plant partners; 38 Water insects; 40 Night lights; 42 Projects: Bugs' home; Paint a butterfly; 44 Project: Make a ladybird; 46 Project: Bug mobile; 48 Index.show more

About Barbara Taylor

Barbara Taylor is author of more than 100 children's information books. Barbara has won numerous awards including the American Association of Physics Science Writing Award and the Geographical Association Gold Award.show more

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