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Beasties in my Backyard By Camilla de le Bedoyere

Beasties in my Backyard by Camilla de le Bedoyere

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Summary

Look Out! There are all kinds of creepy crawlies lurking in your backyard. Take a close-up peek at the alienlike beasties that are living under your nose!

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Beasties in my Backyard by Camilla de le Bedoyere

A spectacular collection of the weird and wonderful world of creepy crawlies.

There are all kinds of bugs lurking in your backyard. Take a close-up peek at the alien-like beasties that are living right under your nose!

Stunning images from scanning electron microscopes give a close-up view of incredible minibeasts, revealing every hair on the back of a flea, the beautiful scales on a moth's wing, and the amazing compound eye of a fly.

Discover what a fly likes to eat and how it digests its food or how a pond skater can skim across the surface of water. Learn how a colony of ants communicates, and find out if your garden might be home to the fastest beetle in the world.

Beasties in my Backyard Reviews

The informative text includes fact files so creatures can be
compared. Discover what a fly likes to eat and how it digests its food; how a pond skater
can skim across the surface of water and how a colony of ants communicates. Prepare to
be amazed!'

About Camilla de le Bedoyere

CAMILLA DE LE BEDOYERE was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Water Bear - Earthworm - Snail - Silverfish
Dragonfly - Grasshopper - Earwig - Stick Insect - Praying Mantid
Cockroach - Termite - Common Aphid - Giant Water Bug - Froghopper
Ladybird - Robber Fly - Flea - Stag beetle - Cockchafer - Tiger Beetle
Centipede- Stink Bug - Pond Skater - Cicada - Bluebottle - Mosquito
Spider - Ant - Honey Bee - Hawk Moth - Monarch Butterfly
Fruit fly - Crane fly - Tick - Glossary - Index

Additional information

GOR007584405
9781784934361
1784934364
Beasties in my Backyard by Camilla de le Bedoyere
Used - Very Good
Paperback
QED Publishing
2016-02-22
80
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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