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Insects and Spiders: Explore Nature with Fun Facts and Activities

Insects and Spiders: Explore Nature with Fun Facts and Activities (Hardback)

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A first nature book about insects and spiders for children, this is the perfect companion for young minds eager to learn about the world of bugs. Children are encouraged to investigate and record all the creepy crawlies they find, and get hands on with the fun activities, from ma... read full description below.

ISBN 9780241358276
Barcode 9780241358276
Published 19 March 2019 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Series Nature Explorers
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ISBN-13 9780241358276
ISBN-10 0241358272
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK Children
Publication Date 19 March 2019
International Publication Date 7 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Nature Explorers
Category Natural History: Insects & Spiders
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 201mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 270g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Insects - Juvenile literature, Spiders - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Natural History: Animal & Wildlife
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 595.7
Catalogue Code 961726

Description of this Book

A first nature book about insects and spiders for children, this is the perfect companion for young minds eager to learn about the world of bugs. Children are encouraged to investigate and record all the creepy crawlies they find, and get hands on with the fun activities, from making your own bug hotel to collect insects in to building an ant farm. With a mix of fantastic photographs and beautiful illustrations Insects and Spiders takes you through everything you need to know about these minibeasts. Learn what termites build their nests from, how an earwig looks after her eggs, and why wasps have black and yellow stripes. The Nature Explorers series is essential for any child curious about the world outside. Each book in the series takes children through the basics of the subject, starting by explaining what it is and then moving on to the key topics. These are wonderful introductions to the great outdoors, packed with fun facts and engaging activities, ideal for children aged 6 and up.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Derek Harvey is a naturalist with particular interests in evolutionary biology. He studied Zoology at Liverpool University and then became a science teacher. He has been Head of Science at a sixth form college. He now concentrates on writing and consulting for science and natural history books.

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