DK Eyewitness: Insect

11.99

Bees, beetles, bugs, butterflies and more – love them or hate them insects are everywhere. Discover the different varieties, body-structure, life cycles, and behaviour – from why bees make honey to which insects have ears on their knees. Find out what the earliest insects looked like, how insects fly, and what a wasp’s-eye-view looks like. Learn how insects, often seen as pests by humans, perform a vital role as pollinators of food crops.

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Behold the brilliant bugs that lurk beneath every log and leaf – from bright butterflies to organised ants – in this illustrated guide.

Become an eyewitness to the many different varieties of insects in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the world of creepy-crawlies. Children will be mesmerised by their different varieties, body-structures, life cycles, and behaviours – from why bees make honey to which insects have ears on their knees.

This illustrated guide for kids aged 9+ reveals what the earliest insects looked like, how insects fly, and what a wasp’s-eye-view looks like. Learn how insects – often seen as pests by humans – perform a vital role as pollinators of food crops.

Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on insects, you can expect to find:

– A fresh new look; new photographs, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature.
– Amazing facts, updated diagrams, statistics, and timelines.
– Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field.

Eyewitness Insect features striking full-colour photographs of duelling stag beetles locked in combat, a wasps’ nest under construction, and an adult damselfly emerging from its old skin that will easily lure children into the fascinating world of creepy-crawlies.

So, what’s new?

Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

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Weight 901 g
Dimensions 28.6 × 21.9 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

72

Language

English

Edition

Updated Edition

Dewey

595.7 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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