Eyewitness Insect

Author DK
Hardcover
$16.99 US
8.81"W x 11.31"H x 0.46"D  
On sale Aug 01, 2023 | 72 Pages | 978-0-7440-8157-2
| Grades 3-7
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.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK
  • WINNER
    NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies
  • WINNER
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • WINNER
    Parents' Choice Award
  • WINNER
    Society of School Librarians International (SSLI): Social Studies

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

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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.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Awards

  • WINNER
    NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies
  • WINNER
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • WINNER
    Parents' Choice Award
  • WINNER
    Society of School Librarians International (SSLI): Social Studies

Praise

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

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