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Publisher Comments:

Great French entomologist's charming essays on insect life combine scientific rigor with the style of a literary classic. Beautifully written passages reveal the intricate, fascinating worlds of the beetle, cicada, praying mantis, glow-worm, wasp, grub, cricket, locust, and other creatures as they hunt, build nests, feed families, and more. Rare volume will delight any naturalist.

Synopsis:

Beautiful, simply written observations about the beetle, cicada, praying mantis, glow-worm, wasp, grub, cricket, locust and other creatures, describing how they hunt, build nests, feed families, and more.

Table of Contents

Publisher's Note

I My Work and My Workshop

II The Sacred Beetle

III The Cicada

IV The Praying Mantis

V The Glow-Worm

VI A Mason-Wasp

VII The Psyches

VIII The Self-Denial of the Spanish Copris

IX Two Strange Grasshoppers

X Common Wasps

XI The Adventures of a Grub

XII The Cricket

XIII The Sisyphus

XIV The Capricorn

XV Locusts

XVI The Anthrax Fly

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486401522
Translator:
Stawell
Translator:
Stawell
Translator:
Stawell
Author:
Fabre, Jean-Henri
Author:
Fabre, Jean-Henri
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Entomology
Subject:
Insects
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Insects -- Behavior.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Animals - Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Biology-Entomology and General Invertebrates
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.48 lb

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