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Bugs: The World's Most Terrifying Insects

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Overview

Every day we share our lives with billions of miniature monsters. They live in our homes, eat our food, and even sleep in our beds! From the household bedbug to the dung beetle and from stinkbugs to cockroaches, Bugs takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the strange and little-known world of the insects and creepy-crawlies that share our planet.

This book features bugs from every region of the world, drawn from habitats ranging from tropical rain forest to city homes and gardens. All of Earth's grossest, most gruesome, and most monstrous minibeasts are featured, from vicious predators like the ambush bug or bark scorpion to beastly bugs with some very nasty habits.

Illustrated throughout with stunning full-color artwork, each of the entries includes easy-to-follow text, locator maps, and information boxes. Full of facts and interesting snippets, this book is a valuable learning resource as well as a fun read, revealing the spectacular world of nature's smallest—and most incredible— animals.

Susan Barraclough is a highly experienced author and editor specializing in children's nonfiction and reference books. During her career she has written and managed a wide range of teen and children's titles on science and the natural world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760765609
  • Publisher: Backpack Books
  • Publication date: 2/25/2005
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 11.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Posted February 21, 2010

    Great for those Curious Kids

    I bought this book on a super-duper discount for my sons (ages 7) and they absolutely love it! It is filled with so many wonderful facts about many different kinds of bugs and insects. They've spent hours upon hours absorbed in this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    BUGS-Great book for all ages. superior illustrations!!!!

    Believe it or not, I got this book for my 4 year old son and he loves it! It is so fascinating and is a book that will interest the whole family if your kid is into bugs!!! I have the power to choose the facts he hears while he enjoys the pictures. Each bug has a diagram, sizing chart, description, bug facts, and Did You Know? sections. This book will be especially interesting for older children who want to read the facts for themselves. It has a wealth of knowledge and will stay with my son for years as he grows into the text. This book has tremendous flexibility for all ages of bug lovers. Superior illustrations!!! Highly recommended for parents who want to expose even younger children to higher level vocabulary and scientific concepts or older children to a wealth of information about bugs. Recommended by a speech-language pathologist:-)

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  • Posted March 2, 2009

    On of Son's Favorites

    This book is one of my son's favorite science-related books. I think we would have to drag this book on all of our expeditions if it were smaller in size.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2008

    This is awsome

    Dear readers, I know bugs are wierd but they amaze me. Me, personally, I HATE spiders. But in this book they try to put their definitions as good as possible without scaring or disappointing anyone. Please keep in mind what I read. BYE, Emilian #1 )

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