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The Big Book of Bugs
     

The Big Book of Bugs

by Matthew Robertson (Editor), Staff of Welcome Enterprises
 
Why do bees make honey? How do spiders spin their webs? Which is the smartest bug? Its question like these keep you or your child up at night, this book on the creepy-crawly world of minibeasts is for you!

The Big Book of Bugs is loaded with all the facts, figues, and lore any kid (or kid-at-heart) could ever want to know about bugs. And it's fun!

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Overview

Why do bees make honey? How do spiders spin their webs? Which is the smartest bug? Its question like these keep you or your child up at night, this book on the creepy-crawly world of minibeasts is for you!

The Big Book of Bugs is loaded with all the facts, figues, and lore any kid (or kid-at-heart) could ever want to know about bugs. And it's fun!

This colorful, creatively illustrated volume, with in-depth explorations of bugs habitats and habits, gives you access to the various and entertaining ways in which bugs and people affect each other's lives.

And its all done in the most user-friendly was possible with:

Twenty 3-D illustrations paired together with the 3-d glasses

Over 575 color illustrations and photographs

Pages and pages of profiles and close-up examinations of all kinds of bugs

Answers to all the most common (and uncommon) questions about bugs

Facts about bugs

Quizzes that test your bug knowledge

Dozens of animal-friendly activities and experiements that kids can do at home

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941807333
Publisher:
Welcome Enterprises
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Edition description:
with 3D images and 3D glasses
Pages:
443
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 11.48(h) x 1.78(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Read an Excerpt

Why do bees make honey? How do spiders spin their webs? Which is the smartest bug? What's the most dangerous bug in the world? If questions like these keep you or your child up at night, this book on the creepy-crawly world of minibeasts is for you!

The Big Book of Bugs is loaded with all the facts, figures, and lore any kids (or kid-at-heart) could ever want to know about bugs. And it's fun!

This colorful, creatively illustrated volume, with in-depth explorations of bugs' habitats and habits, gives you access to the various and entertaining ways in which bugs and people affect each other's lives.

And it's all done in the most user-friendly way possible with:

Twenty 3-D illustrations paired together with the 3-D glasses located in a permanent pocket under this flap. Answers to all the most common (and uncommon) questions about bugs. Fact boxes about bugs Quizzes that test your bug knowledge. Dozens of animal-friendly activities and experiments that kids can do at home.

All this and more is presented in an imaginative and engaging way, for hours of engrossing (and gross!) fun.

Meet the Author

Matthew Robertson has worked at the London Zoo's Ivertebrate Conservation Center (Insect House) for over twelve years, three of them as Head Keeper. He wrote the 65-part series called Bugs for DeAgostini, which has been translated for markets in Italy. Spain, Argentina, and Brazil. This book is based upon that series. He has written about bugs for more than 10 years and has travelled the world in search of evermore creepy crawlies.

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