Pet Bugs: A Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Touchable Insects

Pet Bugs: A Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Touchable Insects

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Overview

* What kind of insect does a back flip?
* Which bug will wrestle with a rival?
You'll find the answers to these and other fascinating questionsabout insects in Pet Bugs. Small, easy to find, catch, and carefor, and intriguing to watch, bugs make terrific pets! In Pet Bugs,Sally Kneidel shows you how to catch and keep crickets, mantises,click beetles, and many more kinds of insects. She'll also give youa close-up view of how insects interact with one another and withtheir environment. C Captivating illustrations throughout the bookbring this fun-filled hobby to life for kids.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471311881
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/23/1994
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 779,965
Product dimensions: 7.03(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

SALLY KNEIDEL, Ph.D., teaches science to grades K-6 at Cotswold Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the author of Creepy Crawlies and the Scientific Method, and her articles have appeared in Mothering magazine, Ecology, and The Charlotte Observer.

Table of Contents

Bugs That Eat Other Bugs.

Bugs That Have Special Tricks to Avoid Being Gobbled Up.

Bugs That Look Like Something They're Not.

Bugs That Live and Work in Groups.

Bugs That Communicate with Each Other in Special Ways.

Bugs That Multiply—Before Your Eyes!.

Appendix.

Glossary.

For Further Reading.

Index.

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