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- Guardian Angel Publishing 2014; Not Available
Nature watching needs patience. But patience is certainly rewarded. In this book every young reader will learn to watch how a butterfly is born from a tiny egg hanging under a leaf. The concept of life cycle is illustrated by the text that brings the reader back to where he started. The repetitive text guides the reader to follow the text and repeat. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
The wonder and beauty of butterflies and moths ? including their miraculous transformations ? have fascinated nature enthusiasts for thousands of years. Rendered from an exquisitely rare nineteenth-century portfolio, the butterfly hues and shapes that have dazzled humankind for centuries are displayed here with magnificent precision. This illustrated... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 18.00
This field guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of South Africa covers all species known to occur in the region. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 21.99
Matthew Oates has led a butterflying life. Naturalist, conservationist and passionate lover of poetry, he has devoted himself to these exalted creatures: to their observation, to singing their praises, and to ensuring their survival. Based on fifty years of detailed diaries, In Pursuit of Butterflies is the chronicle of this life. Oates leads... more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 12.95
Originally published by the U.S. Bureau of Entomology, this book was written by a specialist in insect anatomy. Rich in fascinating facts, the treatment is completely nontechnical in its approach and illustrated with hundreds of drawings, each rendered in fascinating detail. Readers receive an overview of insect life ? metamorphosis, digestion, reproduction,... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 9.00
Eco-friendly gardening is fast catching on. Butterflies are visible signs of a healthy garden, and, with their whimsical flight patterns and glorious colours, they are among the most alluring of our aerial visitors. Gardening for Butterflies shows how to attract these beautiful insects, giving step-by-step instructions for planning and planting a garden... more...
- Pelagic Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99
This revised and updated edition of Ladybirds provides a succinct but comprehensive and accessible overview of the biology of ladybirds and their parasites, focusing on ecology in an evolutionary context. It provides the latest information, coverage of recent additions to the British list including the harlequin ladybird, and makes suggestions for... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99
"Beekeeping? Oh my? what have I done? I am 30 years old, I have been married for three years and am a new father to a fantastic little boy. Surely there are things that I should be doing at this age which do not involve little yellow and black insects that can hurt you if you are remotely clumsy (which at 6ft 5, I have an amazing ability to be)."... more...
- The Ivy Press 2014; US$ 30.73
More than one fifth of all the known life forms on this planet are beetles. They are extraordinarily visually diverse: the famous British geneticist J.B.S Haldane, when asked what could be inferred about God from a study of His works, replied, ?An inordinate fondness for beetles.? The Book of Beetles takes an in-depth look at 600 significant examples.... more...