From moths and beetles to worms and spiders, this completely illustrated, fact-filled book features hundreds of creepy-crawlies for kids to discover and explore. This gorgeously illustrated book reveals the hidden world of some of the most mind-boggling insects. Divided into categorical sections like herbivores and predators, Bugs of the World includes beetles, wasps, bees, ants, caterpillars, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, flies, crickets and grasshoppers, centipedes and millipedes, and more. Each of the 250 insects featured is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and facts about the creature, including its common name and scientific name, its size, its continent of origin, and a brief description of its unique characteristics. Kids will also learn about the different life cycles of insects, why they are important to ecology and our world, the planet's most dangerous insects, how bugs camouflage themselves, and so much more.
About the Author
Francesco Tomasinelli is a biologist, author, and photojournalist. He has a degree in environmental science from the University of Genoa and has worked as a photographer and author for various magazine specializing in insects, arachnids, reptiles, amphibians and others from all over the world. He took part in several scientific expeditions in South America, Asia, and Africa as a journalist and consultant and has contributed to various conservation and educational projects in Italy. He currently works as a nature and ecology consultant and museum exhibit designer. Yumenokaori is an artist and illustrator. She lives in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.