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Pet Bugs: A Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Touchable Insects

ISBN: 978-0-471-31188-1
128 pages
May 1994, Jossey-Bass
Pet Bugs: A Kid


* What kind of insect does a back flip?
* Which bug will wrestle with a rival?
You'll find the answers to these and other fascinating questions about insects in Pet Bugs. Small, easy to find, catch, and care for, and intriguing to watch, bugs make terrific pets! In Pet Bugs, Sally Kneidel shows you how to catch and keep crickets, mantises, click beetles, and many more kinds of insects. She'll also give you a close-up view of how insects interact with one another and with their environment. C Captivating illustrations throughout the book bring this fun-filled hobby to life for kids.
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Table of Contents

Bugs That Eat Other Bugs.

Bugs That Have Special Tricks to Avoid Being Gobbled Up.

Bugs That Look Like Something They're Not.

Bugs That Live and Work in Groups.

Bugs That Communicate with Each Other in Special Ways.

Bugs That Multiply--Before Your Eyes!.



For Further Reading.

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Author Information

SALLY KNEIDEL, Ph.D., teaches science to grades K-6 at Cotswold Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the author of Creepy Crawlies and the Scientific Method, and her articles have appeared in Mothering magazine, Ecology, and The Charlotte Observer.
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