From a review by Horn Book: "The physical characteristics of insects are described in a simple, straightforward, explanatory text, illustrated by large color photographs. Drawings are used to diagram anatomical features and to show details, such as how insects walk with six legs."< BR>
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What makes an insect an insect? Is it a very small, many-legged creature that flies? That's a good way to describe some insects, but others, such as ants, never take to the air at all. And just how many legs do insects have? A beetle has six legs and spider has eight--are these both insects? Knowing whether or not an animal is an insect can be tricky, but What is an Insect? makes solving the puzzle fascinating and fun.
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Robert Snedden has written numerous books on science and nature for children.
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Book Description Sierra Club Books for Children. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-Q-037-01908