The Big Book of Bugs - Children's Hardback Book

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A sumptuously illustrated fact book on the insect world counsels young enthusiasts on how to become expert "bug spotters" with lighthearted discussions of major insect groups that detail their behaviors, life cycles, defense mechanisms and more.

Table of Contents:
All kinds of bugs • Bug spotters • Bug families • Beetles • Night-time bugs • Moths Butterflies • Baby bugs • Ants • Bees • Termites • Bugs on the move • Flies • Dragonflies Centipedes • Crickets and grasshoppers • Bugs in danger • Stick insects • Mantises Water-loving bugs • Snails • Worms • Spiders • Silk-spinning bugs • House-loving bugs Body-loving body • Bug-eating bugs • Useful bugs • Bug words 

Author: Yuval Zommer

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Publication Date: 1st Mar 2016

Pages: 64

Product Dimensions: 237 x 347 x 15mm

Weight: 772g


'Continues the welcome trend for beautifully illustrated non fiction ... a book to stimulate curiousity and counter squeamishness' --The Sunday Times

'This beautifully produced book is teeming with life, full of painterly illustrations and amazing facts' -- Reading Zone

'Packed with interesting facts and slightly retro illustrations to which five-plus naturalists will return repeatedly' -- New Statesman

'Splendid ... children and their parents will be riveted' -- Observer

'A truly delightful, beautiful and bold introduction to bugs' -- Playing by the Book Blog

'With beautifully detailed illustrations and funny, fact-filled language, this is the ultimate guide to our creepy-crawly world' -- Parent Talk

'Fascinating information brought to life in the most beautiful way' --Angels & Urchins

'Meet hundreds of mini beasts in this fact-packed book' --Baby London

'Another exquisite title from the Thames & Hudson stable' - Mumsnet

'The world beneath our feet comes alive in this magnificent book' --Smallish 

'Beautifully illustrated and written in a friendly and accessible manner' --Parents in Touch

'This larger than life book is crammed with critters and their hectic habitats. A perfect addition to any young person's shelf and an undoubtedly valuable resource for any school or library' --Picture Books Blogger 

‘This book is full of amazing facts designed to inspire children – and enable them to become skilled bug-spotters themselves.’ --Absolutely Mama magazine

About the Author

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London. He has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children s picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which has been nominated for a Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award.