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By: Jim Arnosky(Author)
40 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations
This title is suitable for children aged 6 to 10 years old. In his fourth stunning non-fiction picture book, acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky brings out the beauty, the "wow!" and the "yuck!" factors of hundreds of insects and spiders. Eight spectacular gatefolds show moths and mosquitoes, butterflies and beetles, spiders and silverfish life-size, up-close and personal!
"Combining larger-than-life illustrations and thoughtful field notes, Arnosky takes readers on a tour of insect life. Foldout spreads display mayflies, dragonflies, beetles, butterflies, moths, and more, with each insect vividly described.... As with his other nature-themed books, Arnosky brings a personal and improvisational feeling to his work, including pencil sketches and writing that shares his own experiences.... Arnosky's inquisitive spirit and gentle prose will likely move readers to take his cue to 'be mindful of the small.'"
- Publishers Weekly (*Starred review)
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Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books and received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Jim lives in Vermont, but travels all over the U.S. for school and library visits. Visit jimarnosky.com to learn more.
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