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Another fascinating close-up look at the wonders of the natural world from Sibert Honor photographer Nic Bishop.Award-winning author and photographer Nic Bishop brings his vast knowledge of biology to this eye-catching exploration of butterflies and moths. With breathtaking full-page images, Nic introduces young readers to the beauty and diversity of these amazing insects, from the shockingly bright blue morpho butterfly to the nearly transparent glasswing butterfly to the mouthless luna moth. The simple, engaging text presents both basic information and fun, quirky facts about the insects' appearance, habits, and life cycle--including a double gatefold spread of a butterfly in flight.
Introduces butterflies and moths, discussing their habitats, physical characteristics, predators, defense mechanisms, life cycles and metamorphosis, and includes close-up photographs of an array of diverse specimens of each.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Insects + Spiders
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Nic Bishop
Street Date: March 1, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4793