Weird Insects provides a sneak peak into the diverse and often hidden world of nature's strangest insects. Insects account for more than half of the more than 17,000,000 named species of living things. This fascinating book reveals a rare and close up look at the odd beauty of some of the strangest of these tiny creatures. Despite their large numbers, the world of these particularly weird insects exists largely hidden from our view. The author has selected some of the most interesting insects from his travels to North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Weird Insects features: Beautiful photographs show the insects in the wild; Informative captions provide fascinating details about the lives of these intriguing creatures. Weird Insects will appeal to middle and secondary school students exploring topic ideas; younger students interested in wildlife and advanced readers who enjoy picture books.
Michael Worek is an editor and publisher with a lifelong interest in natural history.