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The Life of the Spider

by J. Henri Fabre

Fabre had many scholarly achievements. He was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is...


What Do Honeybees Do?

by Jake D Yarish

What Do Honeybees Do? is an educational picture book that is designed for the elementary school age child, but is for children of all ages and anyone who is interested in the amazing honeybee.

It is a book...


Insects: Their Ways and Means of Living

by Robert Evans Snodgrass

Originally published by the U.S. Bureau of Entomology, this book was written by a specialist in insect anatomy. Rich in fascinating facts, the treatment is completely nontechnical in its approach and illustrated...


In Pursuit of Butterflies

by Matthew Oates

Matthew Oates has led a butterflying life. Naturalist, conservationist and passionate lover of poetry, he has devoted himself to these exalted creatures: to their observation, to singing their praises, and to...


The Fly Trap

by Fredrik Sjöberg & Thomas Teal

A Nature Book of the Year (The Times (UK))

“The hoverflies are only props. No, not only, but to some extent. Here and there, my story is about something else.”

A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance...


Nick Baker's Bug Book

by Nick Baker

We are all fascinated by, and often wary of, the tiny animals that creep and crawl in our gardens or lurk in the dark corners of our homes, but how much do we really know about insects and their relatives? Nick...


Weird Insects

by Michael Worek

This book provides a sneak peak into the diverse and often hidden world of nature's strangest insects.

Insects account for more than half of the more than 17,000,000 named species of living things. This fascinating...


House Guests, House Pests

by Richard Jones

Today we live in snug, well-furnished houses surrounded by the trappings of a civilised life. But we are not alone – we suffer a constant stream of unwanted visitors. Our houses, our food, our belongings,...


Bugs Up Close: A Magnified Look at the Incredible World of Insects

by John Hallmén & Lars-Åke Janzon

Bugs are usually so small that we hardly notice them, let alone think of them as living beings. But call upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae suddenly start staring...


Bees: A Natural History

by Christopher O'Toole

The vital role of bees in human ecology is underlined by the estimate that every third mouthful of human food is dependent on the pollinating services of bees.

Only recently have biologists discovered that...


Concise Insect Guide

by Bloomsbury Publishing

This beautifully illustrated pocket field guide is packed with information on the marvellous variety of insects that inhabits Britain and the near Continent. It includes more than 180 species, including dragonflies,...


Pocket Guide to Insects

by Bob Gibbons

This pocket-sized book is an essential guide to insects, providing comprehensive detail on around 240 of the most easily noticed British species selected from a range of orders and families. Each species is...


Spiders: The Ultimate Predators

by Stephen Dalton

"I have never warmed much to spiders ... [they] are too creepy ... Well, I'm wrong and this book has changed my mind. Spiders are tops. ... One is tempted to think there is no such thing as a dull spider." --...


Lemon Trees and Bumblebees

by Diane Sherrouse

Lemon Trees and Bumblebees presents the magic of pollination, the dance of bees and flowers, to a young audience. With engaging wit and charm, using just the right combination of creative descriptions and fanciful...


Backyard Bees: A guide for the beginner beekeeper

by Doug Purdie

Everything you need to know to keep bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard.


The Dragonfly Diaries

by Ruary Mackenzie Dodds

Britain is home to some forty species of dragonfly, and public interest in their plight is high right now thanks to their primeval beauty, aerobatic grace and a growing realisation of their importance for water...


The Insect Cookbook: Food for a Sustainable Planet

by Arnold van Huis, Henk van Gurp & Marcel Dicke

The Definitive Guide to Insects as a Sustainable Food Source In The Insect Cookbook, two entomologists and a chef make the case for insects as a sustainable source of protein for humans and a necessary part...


Spiders and Their Kin

by Herbert W. Levi, Lorna R. Levi & Nicholas Strekalovsky

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This introduction to the diverse yet little known world of spiders is packed with concise, accurate information. With...


Insects

by Clarence Cottam & Herbert S. Zim

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This handy guide to the most common, important and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating...


Pests in the City: Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats

by Dawn Day Biehler & William Cronon

From tenements to alleyways to latrines, twentieth-century American cities created spaces where pests flourished and people struggled for healthy living conditions. In Pests in the City, Dawn Day Biehler argues...