Field Guide to Household Bugs: It's a Jungle in Here

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Welcome to your domestic jungle!

We are not alone. A Field Guide to Household Bugs is a tongue-in-cheek field guide to the menagerie of colorful and fascinating bloodsuckers, web-weavers, and pillow-jumpers that live invisibly in our homes. Each chapter features bold graphics and amazing microphotography of the “Wild Kingdom” we can find in our beds, kitchens, bathrooms, and even on our bodies. From patient bedbugs to tenacious dust mites, from not-nice lice to irritating ...

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Overview

Welcome to your domestic jungle!

We are not alone. A Field Guide to Household Bugs is a tongue-in-cheek field guide to the menagerie of colorful and fascinating bloodsuckers, web-weavers, and pillow-jumpers that live invisibly in our homes. Each chapter features bold graphics and amazing microphotography of the “Wild Kingdom” we can find in our beds, kitchens, bathrooms, and even on our bodies. From patient bedbugs to tenacious dust mites, from not-nice lice to irritating earwigs, A Field Guide to Household Bugs brings us face-to-face with all the fearsome if microscopic creatures we pretend don't exist. Whether they cry “Cool!” or “Eeeeeeeek!” obsessive compulsives, and nature enthusiasts will be kept up for hours with this fun field guide to our tiny roommates.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452288744
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 9/25/2007
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

JOSHUA ABARBANEL is an artist who uses cutting-edge graphic software to create large-scale works on paper that have been exhibited in Los Angeles and New York, and designs fabric patterns for the textile industry.
JEFF SWIMMER is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. He has produced and written programs about science and history for PBS, BBC, National Geographic, Discovery, CNN and other major broadcasters.

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