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Insects: By The Numbers

Insects: By The Numbers

by Steve Jenkins


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From master of nonfiction Steve Jenkins comes the By the Numbers seriesaccessible readers packed with fascinating infographics and full-color cut-paper art. Insects focuses on the creepy-crawly world of bugs.

Through infographics and illustrations readers will learn about the sometimes gross and absolutely always fascinating world of insects. With astounding numbers, facts, and figures, discover some of the most astonishing aspects of the animals that outnumber us humans on the planet: bugs! 

With Steve Jenkins’s signature art style, his By the Numbers reader series explores the most fascinating fields of nature and natural science. These readers are fact-packed and run the gamut from dinosaurs to dwarf planets, detailing the astonishing phenomena that make our universe such an incredible place to live and learn. Each title uses engaging graphics and visual literacy to convey scientific facts and concepts, making them accessible for all kinds of new readers. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328851000
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 06/23/2020
Series: By The Numbers Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 454,865
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5

What is an insect? 6

How many insects? 8

Insects large and small 10

Meet the beetles 12

Insect flight 14

Jumpers 16

Ouch! 18

Deadly Insects 20

The insect life cycle 22

Insect lifespans 24

Insect vision 26

Glowing insects 27

Noisy insects 28

Insect ears 29

Insect builders 30

Finding home 32

Mosquito senses 33

Insect migration 34

Insect extremes 36

Glossary & Bibliography 38/39

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