Did you know that Aztec peasants used to give their head lice to their emperor to show their respect? Or that when a flea jumps, it launches off 50 times faster than a space rocket? A fascinating, fun and educational... Read moreRead less
Did you know that Aztec peasants used to give their head lice to their emperor to show their respect? Or that when a flea jumps, it launches off 50 times faster than a space rocket?
A fascinating, fun and educational introduction to the world of flies, fleas, bed bugs, silverfish and other mini monsters, Micro Monsters reveals the strange and unusual characteristics of a variety of insects, arachnids and microscopic species. Children will delight in the close-up photographs and lively narratives that provide insight into the behaviour and characteristics of an amazing variety of horrible tiny monsters – from the bluebottle to the cockroach and the weevil.
Illustrated throughout with outstanding colour photographs, each of the 86 featured mini monsters is presented with easy-to-follow descriptions of the animal’s habitat and life cycle, as well as maps of its geographical origin and factfile boxes describing its major characteristics and strengths. Micro Monsters reveals the spectacular world of some of nature’s most sensational and ugly creatures.
Format: 213 x 290mm
Word count: 30,000
Illustrations: 200 col photographs
There is no Amber trade edition currently available.
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