The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs: Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects! (Google eBook)

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Storey Publishing, 2011 - Nature - 127 pages
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With this book in hand, readers of any age will discover — just outside their own doors, no matter where they live—a world they never knew existed. Stunning photography is combined with expert information to create an up-close-and-personal tour of the hidden lives of spiders, beetles, butterflies, moths, crickets, dragonflies, damselflies, grasshoppers, aphids, and many other backyard residents. You won’t believe your eyes! Each creature is shown in its natural setting, and many are shown progressing through the stages of their life cycles. This is a one-of-a-kind look at some of life’s most fascinating mysteries — surprising, captivating, and perfect for nature lovers of all ages.

  

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User Review  - BarbWebb - LibraryThing

I'm not a big fan of bugs, but I am fascinated with this book- bugs have seriously never looked so good! The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs is brightly illustrated introduction to butterflies, moths ... Read full review

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User Review  - NineTiger - LibraryThing

A wonderful book about common garden insects. What sets it apart from others in dealing with moths and butterflies is the extensive collection of photos of larvae, besides the adult forms. The fact ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE SECRET LIVES OF INSECTS AND SPIDERS
11
Easy Comparison Guides
110
Our Top Host and Nectar Plants
119
Glossary
124
Index
126
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About the author (2011)

Judy Burris and Wayne Richards, a brother-sister author team, have been intrigued with butterflies since they were children. They have spent many years observing, raising, and photographing these miraculous creatures. Judy and Wayne live in Erlanger, Kentucky.

Judy Burris and Wayne Richards, a brother-sister author team, have been intrigued with butterflies since they were children. They have spent many years observing, raising, and photographing these miraculous creatures. Judy and Wayne live in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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