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Encyclopedia of insects / written by Jules Howard ; illustrated by Miranda Zimmerman.

Howard, Jules. (Author). Zimmerman, Miranda, (illustrator.).

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Summary:

Dive into the world of creepy-crawlies in this Encyclopedia of Insects. Packed with hundreds of bugs, every one is looked at in fascinating detail by natural history expert Jules Howard. From the cutest and most beautiful, to the deadliest and most disgusting, there's something for everyone in this book which highlights the importance of the insect world. Plus, find out what actually makes an insect, an insect - with guest entries from the non-insects: centipedes, spiders, woodlice, and snails. Featuring 300 bugs!
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Gilliam County Library JNF 595.703 HOWA (Text) 37823000184517 Juvenile Non-Fiction New/High Demand Branch_Only_2months 09/08/2021 Checked out 09/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780711249141
  • ISBN: 0711249148
  • ISBN: 9780711249158
  • ISBN: 0711249156
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Beverly, MA : Wide Eyed Editions, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Insects in trouble -- What is an insect? -- Insect feats -- Ephemeroptera(mayflies) -- Odonata(dragonflies and damselflies) -- Orthoptera(grasshoppers, locusts and crickets) -- Phasmatodea(stick insects) -- Plecoptera(stoneflies) -- Dermaptera(earwigs) -- Mantodea(mantises) -- Blattodea(cockroaches and termites) -- Psocoptera(booklice) -- Phthiraptera(lice) -- Thysanoptera(thrips) -- Hemiptera(water bugs, cicadas, froghoppers, treehopprs, assassin bugs, shield bugs, jewel bugs, aphids, moss bugs, and scale insects) -- Hymenoptera(bees, wasps, sawflies, and ants) -- Strepsiptera(twisted winged insects) -- Coleoptera(beetles) -- Megaloptera (dobsonflies, fishflies, and alderflies) -- Trichoptera(caddisflies) -- Lepidoptera(moths and butterflies) -- Diptera(flies) -- Archaeognatha(jumping bristletails) and Zygentoma(firebrats and silverfish) -- Neuroptera(net-winged insects) and Raphidioptera(snakeflies) -- Mecoptera(scorpionflies) and Notoptera(gladiators) -- Zoraptera(angel insects) and Embioptera(webspinners) -- Siphonaptera(fleas) -- Am I an insect? -- Centipedes and millipedes -- Spider and spiderlike invertebrates -- Woodlice -- Snails and slugs.
Summary, etc.:
Dive into the world of creepy-crawlies in this Encyclopedia of Insects. Packed with hundreds of bugs, every one is looked at in fascinating detail by natural history expert Jules Howard. From the cutest and most beautiful, to the deadliest and most disgusting, there's something for everyone in this book which highlights the importance of the insect world. Plus, find out what actually makes an insect, an insect - with guest entries from the non-insects: centipedes, spiders, woodlice, and snails. Featuring 300 bugs!
Subject: Insects > Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Insects > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Encyclopedias.

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