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The Beetle Book (edition 2012)

by Steve Jenkins

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Title:The Beetle Book
Authors:Steve Jenkins
Info:Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (2012), Hardcover, 40 pages
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A beautiful book full of detailed illustrations and factoids about beetles. Illustrations are both life-size and enlarged. ( )
  MrsLee | Jul 17, 2014 |
Beetles shows the morphology, life cycle, varieties, and adaptations of beetles. The illustrations are very detailed. It is filled with factual information. It is a great learning tool.The colorful beetles are sure to capture attention! I would recommend for grades 1st and above. ( )
  Imandayeh | Apr 23, 2014 |
Great for a browser, but would have loved a table of contents and a topical index.

NYT Best Illustrated 2012 ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
Great for a browser, but would have loved a table of contents and a topical index.

NYT Best Illustrated 2012 ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
This is a fascinating non fiction book about beetles. I really enjoy the interesting facts that it tells about the beetles. I also enjoyed the illustrations of all of the different beetles. ( )
  anita.curry | Oct 11, 2013 |
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Line up every kind of plant and animal on Earth ... and one of every four will be a beetle.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0547680848, Hardcover)

Beetles squeak and beetles glow.
Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water.
With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s not
to like about beetles?
The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle.
There are over 350,000 different species named so far and scientists suspect there may
be as many as a million.
From the goliath beetle that weighs one fourth of a pound to the nine inch long
titan beetle, award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating array
of these intriguing insects and the many amazing adaptations they have made to
survive.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:32:17 -0400)

An illustrated introduction to a variety of beetle species with information on unique characteristics and how these insects have adapted to survive.

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