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Insects: Viewfinder Series

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There's lots of buzz when it comes to bugs, especially if you're a kid. From smelly stinkbugs to beautiful butterflies, young readers can explore the amazing world of insects in Viewfinder: Insects. Innovative interactive elements, like a removable magnifier, give curious kids the chance to examine insects up close. Learning becomes fun as kids use flaps and slider panels to explore the details of featured insects. To top it all off, spreads feature large, colorful illustrations, photos, and fascinating facts to ...

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Overview

There's lots of buzz when it comes to bugs, especially if you're a kid. From smelly stinkbugs to beautiful butterflies, young readers can explore the amazing world of insects in Viewfinder: Insects. Innovative interactive elements, like a removable magnifier, give curious kids the chance to examine insects up close. Learning becomes fun as kids use flaps and slider panels to explore the details of featured insects. To top it all off, spreads feature large, colorful illustrations, photos, and fascinating facts to keep kids engaged for hours.

Presents the thousands of tiny lenses found in a fly's compound eye, the feathery antennae that a moth uses to sniff out food, and many more microscopic marvels.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607100270
  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Series: Viewfinder Series
  • Pages: 30
  • Sales rank: 637,834
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John Woodward has been a wildlife enthusiast all his life, with a particular interest in the more bizarre life-forms that flourish in the world’s oceans. He has written more than 30 books and many hundreds of articles on all aspects of wildlife, earth sciences and the natural environment, and has helped to produce many major reference books and encyclopedias covering various aspects of science and the natural world.

Stephen Moss is a television producer, writer and broadcaster specializing in British wildlife, especially birds. He works at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, where he has been responsible for many successful series, including Birding with Bill Oddie, Big Cat Diary, The Nature of Britain and Springwatch. He writes a monthly column on birdwatching for The Guardian, and regularly contributes to magazines and radio programs. His books include A Bird in the Bush: a Social History of Birdwatching, This Birding Life, A Sky Full of Starlings and The Bumper Book of Nature.

Nicholas Forder is a children’s author and illustrator who specializes in wildlife illustration.

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Table of Contents


On the Wing     4
Colorful Scales     6
Fly Feet     8
Compound Eyes     10
Sense of Smell     12
Aphid Appetites     14
Winged Ones     16
Insect Vampires     18
Liquid Diet     20
Caterpillar Change     22
Aphid Explosion     24
Ant Colonies     26
Woeful Weevil     28
Glossary     30
Further Study     31
Index     32
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