Love them or loathe them, we can't avoid insects. From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now in updated edition, the bestselling Backyard Insects explores the secrets and habits of more than one hundred little critters that are common to backyard Australia. Crawling with full-colour, larger-than-life photographs for easy identification, Backyard Insects is an indispensable guide for nature lovers, gardeners and kids of all ages.
Dr Paul Horne is an entomologist who, since 1996, has run his own company, IPM Technologies P/L specialising in integrated pest management and the biological control of insect pests. His work regularly takes him to all states of Australia and around the world.
Denis Crawford has been working with insects for more than 35 years as either researcher, writer, photographer or adviser. His work combines a passion for macro insect photography with his professional interests in horticulture and the environment.