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Bonkers about beetles

Author: Owen Davey
Publisher: London ; New York : Flying Eye Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Did you know ... that the horned dung beetle can pull over a thousand times its own weight? With over 400,000 known species of beetles on earth, there are endless curious crawling creatures to discover! Shares information on different types of beetles.

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Genre/Form: Natural history
Children's nonfiction
Picture books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Davey
ISBN: 9781911171980 1911171984 9781911171485 1911171488
OCLC Number: 1038067369
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 37 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: What are beetles? --
A way of life --
By design --
Born this way --
Come to light --
Making a meal of things --
Dress for success --
You can't run, but you can hide --
A form of self defense --
Spot on --
Weird and wonderful --
Little and large --
To scale --
And the award goes to --
Beetle mythology --
Responsibility: Owen Davey.


Owen Davey's popular non-fiction series continues with a captivating and stunningly illustrated guide to these six-legged insects.  Read more...


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"Witty and informative, this handsome book may not transform beetle-aversion into beetle-mania, exactly, but it may cut down on those atavistic yelps of disgust."-Wall Street Journal"Davey offers a Read more...

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