Disguises, Explosions & Boiling Farts

Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take defence to a whole new level. From caterpillars that disguise themselves as blobs of bird poo, to beetles that repel predators with stinking, poisonous, boiling-hot farts, every page is packed with truly mind-boggling facts about some of the smallest members of the animal kingdom.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-78856-003-0
  • Age Group: 7 years plus
  • Series: The Secret Lives of Insects
  • Author: Ruth Owen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 280mm x 210mm
  • Curriculum Links: Animals, Habitats, Insects, Life cycles, Non-fiction reading, Science, STEM
Key Selling Features
• Detailed macro photography • Facts that readers will want to share • Curriculum science in a fun, yucky package • Non-fiction features including: table of contents, labels and captions, glossary and index
Series Information
Series Name: The Secret Lives of Insects  
The lives and habits of insects can be truly incredible. Some, however, are so gross you probably won't even want to read about them. . . . Oh? You do? Then read on! Perfect for reluctant readers, this series delivers curriculum science in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!