Insect

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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the extraordinary world of insects. Color photographs of beetles, bugs, bees, butterflies, and more give the reader a unique insight into the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles, and behavior.
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Overview

Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the extraordinary world of insects. Color photographs of beetles, bugs, bees, butterflies, and more give the reader a unique insight into the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles, and behavior.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756630041
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/25/2007
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
  • Edition description: Book with CD
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 347,868
  • Age range: 8 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 11.38 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

The parts of an insect 6
What is an insect? 8
The first insects 10
Wings and flight 12
Through an insect's eyes 14
Touch, smell, and hearing 16
Legwork 18
Mouthparts and feeding 20
Battling beetles 22
Complete metamorphosis 24
Incomplete metamorphosis 26
Beetles 30
Flies 32
Butterflies and moths 34
Bugs 36
Wasps, bees, and ants 38
Other insects 40
Living with plants 42
Hide-and-seek 44
How to avoid being eaten 46
A watery life 48
Building a nest 50
Insect architects 52
Social ants 56
Honeybees and hives 58
Helpful and harmful 60
Looking at insects 62
Index 64
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2009

    Perfect Christmas present for 9 y/o boy

    It comes with a clip art cd, huge bug poster. Pictures are life like, not cartoony. The book is full of the neat facts kids like to impress others with. I paired it with one of those new gel ant farms. Huge hit.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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