Behold the brilliant bugs that lurk beneath every log and leaf - from bright butterflies to organized ants - in this illustrated guide.
Become an eyewitness to the many different varieties of insects in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the world of creepy-crawlies. Children will be mesmerized by their different varieties, body-structures, life cycles, and behaviors – from why bees make honey to which insects have ears on their knees.
This illustrated guide for kids aged 9+ reveals what the earliest insects looked like, how insects fly, and what a wasp's-eye-view looks like. Learn how insects – often seen as pests by humans – perform a vital role as pollinators of food crops.
Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on insects, you can expect to find:
- A fresh new look; new photographs, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature. - Amazing facts, updated diagrams, statistics, and timelines. - Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field.
Eyewitness Insect features striking full-color photographs of dueling stag beetles locked in combat, a wasps' nest under construction, and an adult damselfly emerging from its old skin that will easily lure children into the fascinating world of creepy-crawlies.
So, what’s new?
Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
Explore the series!
Globally, the Eyewitness series has sold more than 50 million copies over 30 years. Travel through the solar system with Eyewitness Space, learn the incredible systems that keep your body functioning with Eyewitness Human Body or take a trip aboard the most famous ship in history with Eyewitness Titanic.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.
Past praise for the DK Eyewitness Books series:
"The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children." — Newsweek
"A mini museum between the covers of a book." — The New York Times
"These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers." — School Library Journal