Backyard Bugs

Backyard Bugs

by Robin K. Laughlin
     
 

Crawling with full-color, larger-than-life photographs, Backyard Bugs depicts the amazing bugs we see around us every day in an altogether new light. From common pill bugs to exotic-looking dragonflies, tiny orange mites to green fanged spiders, Robin Kittrell Laughlin's vivid photographs capture the kaleidoscopic colors, fascinating details, and amazing

Overview

Crawling with full-color, larger-than-life photographs, Backyard Bugs depicts the amazing bugs we see around us every day in an altogether new light. From common pill bugs to exotic-looking dragonflies, tiny orange mites to green fanged spiders, Robin Kittrell Laughlin's vivid photographs capture the kaleidoscopic colors, fascinating details, and amazing facial expressions (yes, expressions) of these underappreciated creatures. With a witty homage to bugs by best selling author Sue Hubbell, scientific information about the bugs and their habitats, amusing literary quotes, and a glossary of bug terminology, Backyard Bugs is sure to capture the imagination of nature lovers, gardeners, and kids all ages.

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From the Publisher
In my experience, youngsters who have not absorbed the current popular American notion that bugs are bad are fascinated with them. And so are adults who have shaken free from that notion. — from the Foreword by Sue Hubbell
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811809078
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Robin K. Laughlin is a photographer and bug lover who lives in a small town outside Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Sue Hubbell is a noted naturalist, devoted beekeeper, and author of several best-selling books, including Broadsides from the other order: A Book of Bugs. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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