Insect Museum: Describing 114 Species of Insects and Other Arthropods, Including Their Natural History and Environment
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Insect Museum: Describing 114 Species of Insects and Other Arthropods, Including Their Natural History and Environment

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Close-ups of a miniature universe.

This innovative reference explores the fascinating world of insects and allows readers to discover the intricacies of these tiny creatures in a striking and completely original way.

"Insect Museum" features 114 extreme close-up photographs of butterflies, dragonflies, beetles and flies, as well as spiders and centipedes, that allow readers...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Firefly Books
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The photos in this book are amazing. We love it and so does our three year old daughter. I think it is a great introduction for kids so they don't grow up afraid of bugs.
I really like bugs. If I had a better mind for holding on to weird words and less of an aversion to sleeping outside or talking in front of a large group of people, I probably would have seriously considered going in to entomology. Arthropods have always fascinated me, though, so when I ran across this book I had to read it.

Dourlot focuses on insects (really all arthropods despite the title) found in her native France. The more I read of this, the more I wished there was something exactly like i...more
Belinda Jonak
Nice photography/illustrations. A few typos (or perhaps translation errors, I think the author is french). Species described are mostly not native to North America.
Used the photos in this book for reference while planning a never finished painting.
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