Insects and Creepy-Crawlies

Insects and Creepy-Crawlies

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Anyone who has ever looked at an insect with a magnifying glass knows that the world of these tiny creatures is fascinating. In Explorers: Insects and Creepy-Crawlies, readers get an up-close view of life in a wide variety of insect colonies through six beautifully illustrated story scenes that each examine a key aspect of entomological study-from insect homes, to reproduction, life in the water, hunting and gathering, and insects that fly. Once readers absorb the key elements of the story, they explore the science through photos and fact boxes on the following page. Young readers who are interested in specific themes such as can hop through the book following one of four special subject icons for a completely different reading experienceshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 233.68 x 271.78 x 10.16mm | 430.91g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753465922
  • 9780753465929
  • 2,103,196

About Jinny Johnson

Jinny Johnson has written and edited dozens of non-fiction titles for young children on subjects as diverse as birds, insects, endangered animals, the seasons and skeletons. She is known for her ability to present information in a clear and engaging way. Peter Bull has worked as a freelance illustrator for more than twenty-five years. He creates both traditional and digital art for publishers worldwide and also runs the Peter Bull Art Studio, based in the UK.show more

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BooklistThe busy pages of these Explorers series books offer plenty of options for even the most curious readers. Thanks to the many potential paths through each book's pages, reading it always offers something new. . . . [With] descriptive paragraphs . . . colorful photos and illustrations . . . various bright icons [that] relate [to] illustrations around the book . . . the Explorers books live up to their series name.show more

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