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With this book in hand, readers of any age will discover -- just outside their own doors, no matter where they live--a world they never knew existed. Hundreds of stunning photos combined with expert information create an up-close-and-personal tour of the hidden lives of spiders, beetles, butterflies, moths, crickets, dragonflies, damselflies, grasshoppers, aphids, and many other backyard residents. You won't believe your eyes! Each creature is in its natural setting, and many are shown progressing through all of the various stages of their life cycles. This is a one-of-a-kind look at some of life's most fascinating mysteries -- surprising, captivating, and perfect for nature lovers of all ages.
"The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs" has earned two national awards --
(1) NOBA - National Outdoor Book Award
(2) Teacher's Choice Award for "Product of Excellence for the Family".
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If we can just encourage people to care about nature on a personal level it can change their lives. And we know first hand that families that share their outdoor experiences together form closer bonds to each other.About the Author:
Naturalists Judy Burris and Wayne Richards, a sister-brother author team, have been intrigued with butterflies since they were children. They have spent many years observing, raising, and photographing these miraculous creatures along with many other insects and animals.
Their butterfly book (The Life Cycles of Butterflies) has earned two national awards from Learning Magazine -- a Teacher's Choice Award for "Children's Books" and a "Product of Excellence for the Family."
Their bugs book (The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs) won the NOBA -National Outdoor Book Award - and also the Teacher's Choice Award for "Product of Excellence for the Family".
Their nature book (Nature's Notes) has won five national and international awards -
(1) International Book Awards (IBA) Winner for category of Photography: Nature.
(2) Creative Child Magazine's "Preferred Choice Award" for Kids Educational Books.
(3) Mom's Choice Awards GOLD seal for "best in family-friendly products".
(4) FIRST PLACE for the Royal Dragonfly Book Award in the category of photography.
(5) International Book Awards (IBA) Winner for category Children's Educational.
Judy and Wayne live in northern Kentucky and travel around giving nature presentations at Master Gardener events, libraries, schools, nature preserves and many other venues.
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