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Insectorama : the marvelous world of insects  Cover Image Book Book

Insectorama : the marvelous world of insects / Lisa Voisard ; translated by Jeffrey K. Butt.

Voisard, Lisa, 1992- (author,, illustrator.). Butt, Jeffrey K., (translator.).


"The world is full of insects. They far outweigh humans on earth, and we couldn't survive long without them. But do you really know them? Vetted by entomologist Mathilde Gaudreau, the 30 portraits of Insectorama will give you an insect-eye view of some of the most wonderful you can find in parks and forests. On top of that, you'll learn plenty of fun facts you can share with friends and family: crickets can hear thanks to ear drums located in their abdomen, unlike the Spring Field Cricket that hears through the knees. Don't forget about the flies and butterflies who can taste with their legs. Did you know that many insects cross hemispheres when they migrate? Have you ever met the Hercules beetle, at up to seven inches, the largest beetle in the world? Lisa' Voisard's award-winning illustrations will help anyone learn the secrets of these 30 insects: how to find them and how they need our help; how they navigate and how they reproduce. Become an insect expert as you come to love these marvelous little creatures." -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9783039640164
  • ISBN: 303964016X
  • Physical Description: 219 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: North American edition, First edition.
  • Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland : Helvetiq, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"Featuring more than 80 North American insects"--Back cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
What are insects? -- Insect morphology -- Many different orders -- Features galor -- 1 Portraits. Towns, cities, and gardens ; Countryside ; Wetlands ; Forests ; Other astonishing insects -- 2 Go On, Take a Closer Look! Tips for getting started ; How to identify an insect ; Get the right gear ; Rolling with the seasons ; Towns, cities, and gardens ; Countryside ; Wetlands ; Forests ; Who goes there? ; Why are some people afraid of insects -- 3 The Life of Insects. Magical metamorphoses ; Reproduction ; Egg laying ; Camouflage and mimicry ; Communication and seduction ; Defense ; Predators ; Miraculous migrators ; Why are insects disappearing? ; What insects do for the planet ; What insects do for us ; Let's do our part.
Language Note:
In English, translated from French.
Subject: Insects > Juvenile literature.
Insects > Behavior > Juvenile literature.
Insects > Ecology > Juvenile literature.
Insectes > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Insectes > Mœurs et comportement > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Insectes > Écologie > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.

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Homer Public Library J 595.7 VOI (Text) 000173536 Children's Library -- New Checked out 05/21/2024

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