Insecta: Unexpected Beginnings

Insecta: Unexpected Beginnings

by DJ Bartolini, David Bartolini

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With over two hundred and fifty million years of insect history, science, lore and stories to draw upon, “Insecta: Unexpected Beginnings” is a brilliantly realized work of fiction, a classic quest story of insect high adventure, survival, friendship and courage.
The story is filled with fascinating insects (Dragonflies, Butterflies, Bumblebees, Walking Sticks and more!), friends and enemies, as well as many insect secrets, riddles and magic.
Insecta is the compelling tale of young Antime, a brave and determined ant who, when suddenly separated from his Amazonia colony, sets out on a perilous quest to discover both the secrets of his identity, as well as how to find and then save his threatened colony.
Antime discovers, along the way, that the jungle’s forest floor is paved with unexpected insect friends, and cruel enemies lurking in shadows. His adventures take him to see places and meet insects he never thought possible: to visit King Beeltor of the Beetles, Queen Bumble of the Bees and the mysterious and enchanting Fogwood Forest.
But as his quest continues, Antime slowly grasps that the terrifying dangers shrouding the forest of Amazonia could overshadow the whole of his world with the threat of catastrophic Insect Wars.
Insecta, Unexpected Beginnings is book one in the Insecta trilogy.
**Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Cancer Research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780991847303
Publisher: DJ Bartolini
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 238
File size: 558 KB

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading the Book Insecta  Unexpected Beginnings by D.J. Bartolini and have bought it for my grandsons.  I liked the positive approach to the friendship among the insects a  very nice way to introduce diversity.  Friendship with people  who are different than us.  As a teacher I would consider including this book as a requires reading for class discussion.   There are several areas worth discussing, friendship, goal setting, and over coming hardships to achieve a positive end.  But the thing I think children will enjoy most is the adventure.  It is a good book for parents to read to or with their children.  I'm looking forward to the next book of the trilogy.   martimick