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Small wonders : Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects

Author: Matt Smith; Giuliano Ferri
Publisher: New York : Amazon Publishing, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jean-Henri Fabre was a scientist whose life work was about insects from his early days as a teacher who made a startling new discovery about beetles and baby wasps, through his years consumed with investigating and writing about the wonders of insect life. After years of being perceived by a hermit, but sticking to his passion for the wonders of bug life, he received an unexpected honor: unanimous agreement from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Jean-Henri Fabre; Jean-Henri Fabre; Jean-Henri Fabre; Jean-Henri Fabre
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Smith; Giuliano Ferri
ISBN: 1477826327 9781477826324
OCLC Number: 1001924261
Target Audience: 123; AD 880
Description: 41 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Twelve insects back from the brink
Responsibility: Matt Clark Smith ; illustrated by Giuliano Ferri.

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Jean-Henri Fabre was a scientist whose life work was about insects from his early days as a teacher who made a startling new discovery about beetles and baby wasps, through his years consumed with investigating and writing about the wonders of insect life. After years of being perceived by a hermit, but sticking to his passion for the wonders of bug life, he received an unexpected honor: unanimous agreement from France s leading scientists that he be nominated for the Nobel Prize.

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