THE SECRET LIVES OF BACKYARD BUGS
Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects!
by Judy Burris & Wayne Richards
2011, 127 pages, color photos throughout. With this book in hand, readers of any age can discover — just outside their back doors — a world they never knew existed or adequately appreciated. Hundreds of stunning photos combined with expert information create an up-close-and-personal tour of the lives of spiders, beetles, butterflies, moths, crickets, dragonflies, damselflies, grasshoppers, aphids, and many other backyard residents. Each insect or spider is shown in its natural setting, and many are shown progressing through all the stages of their life cycles. This is an excellent one-of-a-kind introduction to some of the world’s most fascinating creatures with whom we share the planet. Paperback; 8 x 10″.
If you are unfamiliar with the world of insects and spiders, this book was written for you. If you are an entomologist, please consider buying copies of this modestly priced book to donate to neighborhood kids, libraries, nature centers, or waiting areas in medical/dental offices.
This book has earned two prestigious honors — National Outdoor Book Award, and Teacher’s Choice Award for “Product of Excellence for the Family”.
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