Author: Janice Parker
Publisher: Weigl Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1590367081
Release Date: 2007-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces the different kinds of insects, discusses their relationship with humans, and explores their life cycles, habitats, diet, and homes.


Author: Allen J. Coombes
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0789489899
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

A field guide to trees around the world, each accompanied by a color photograph and a description of key features and points of differentiation.


Author: Lesley Bremness
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0789493918
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Gardening

A visual identification guide to more than 700 species of herbs identifies which parts are collected and prepared and describes their different uses from cooking and medicine to crafts.


Author: Cally Hall
ISBN: 1405357975
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Gems

A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find. From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions, including everything from gemstone shapes to their composition, will help you to identify different stones quickly and easily. Covers everything from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. Perfect for gemstone lovers and a comprehensive guide for collectors.


Author: Juliet Clutton-Brock
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0789484048
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, this latest addition to the Smithsonian Handbook series is filled with in-depth descriptions, fascinating facts, and annotated profiles of more than five hundred species of animals throughout the world.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Chris Pellant
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 1405359889
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Minerals

A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs to. This DK Handbook will help you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily. Covers everything from what rocks or minerals are to how they are classified and how to start a collection. Perfect for rocks and mineral lovers and an excellent comprehensive guide for collectors.

The Buzz on Insects

Author: Gina Shaw
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399543456
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The world of insects is buzzing all around us! Learn more in this new easy Level 3 Smithsonian reader. We share our world with all kinds of flying, crawling, buzzing, even biting insects--in fact there are more of them than us! Drawing on material from the Smithonian's Insect Zoo, with its live insect exhibits, this lively, accessible reader uses exciting photographs and reader-friendly text to explore insect life all around us.

A Field Guide to Insects

Author: Donald Joyce Borror
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395911702
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

Covers over five hundred families of North American insects

Birds of the World

Author: Colin Harrison
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 078949390X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Shows and describes more than eight hundred species, and provides information on distribution, characteristics, and behavior.

The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Insects

Author: Martin Walters
ISBN: 0754819094
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

This beautifully illustrated book provides an overview of the world of insects. The encyclopedia of insect species is organized according to geographical region and then by insect order.

Backyard Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America

Author: Arthur V. Evans
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426217821
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Insects

"If you are the kind of person who wants to know more about that moth fluttering at the porch light, that shiny beetle inching through the grass, or that patient spider spinning her web in the corner of your garden, this is the book for you. In this colorful beginner's guide, you'll meet the top 150 species of arthropods--insects, spiders, and kin--that you are most likely to encounter in everyday life"--Page [4] of cover.

Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Mark O'Shea
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781405369985
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Nature

A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to reptiles and amphibians you will find From the Tomato Frog to the Cornsnake, discover over 400 species of reptiles and amphibians from around the world. 600 incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different species quickly and easily. Covers everything from anatomy and lifecycle to behaviour and includes maps showing you the geographical distribution of each species. Perfect for nature lovers.

Illustrated Directory of the Insects of the World

Author: Martin Walters
Publisher: Southwater
ISBN: 1780192126
Release Date: 2013-03-22
Genre: Nature

An authoritative visual dictionary of every order of the insect world including beetles, cockroaches, flies, crickets, wasps, bees, moths and butterflies, as well as spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and microscopic creatures.