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The Resource Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects, Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs

Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects, Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs

Label
Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects
Title
Wicked bugs
Title remainder
the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects
Statement of responsibility
Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes-creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs
Summary
Thematically organized profiles of the world's most notorious insects includes examples ranging from predators and scavengers to destructive, stinging and poisonous species, in a younger reader's adaptation of the award-winning author's adult book by the same title
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
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10575200
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
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Stewart, Amy
Dewey number
632/.7
Index
index present
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1210
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Morrow-Cribbs, Briony
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True
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  • Insect pests
  • Arachnida
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the meanest, deadliest, grossest bugs on Earth
Label
Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects, Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
African bat bug -- She's just not that into you -- Asian giant hornet -- Assassin bug -- Bugs of war -- Bedbug -- Black fly -- Biting midge -- Black widow -- Stinging caterpillars -- Bombardier beetle -- Brazilian wandering spider -- Curse of the scorpion -- Brown marmorated sting bug -- Brown recluse -- Chigger mite -- Chigoe flea -- Have no fear -- Cockroach -- Colorado potato beetle -- Gardener's dirty dozen -- Corn rootworm -- Death watch beetle -- Bookworms -- Deer tick -- Filth fly -- I've got you under my skin -- Formosan subterranean termite -- The ants go marching -- Giant centipede -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Millipede -- Arrow poisons -- Mosquito -- Mountain pine beetle -- Nightcrawler -- The enemy within -- Oriental rat flea -- Paederus beetle -- Corpse-eaters -- Phylloxera -- Rocky Mountain locust
Control code
ocn662397834
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781565129603
Lccn
2011003629
System control number
(OCoLC)662397834
Label
Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects, Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
African bat bug -- She's just not that into you -- Asian giant hornet -- Assassin bug -- Bugs of war -- Bedbug -- Black fly -- Biting midge -- Black widow -- Stinging caterpillars -- Bombardier beetle -- Brazilian wandering spider -- Curse of the scorpion -- Brown marmorated sting bug -- Brown recluse -- Chigger mite -- Chigoe flea -- Have no fear -- Cockroach -- Colorado potato beetle -- Gardener's dirty dozen -- Corn rootworm -- Death watch beetle -- Bookworms -- Deer tick -- Filth fly -- I've got you under my skin -- Formosan subterranean termite -- The ants go marching -- Giant centipede -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Millipede -- Arrow poisons -- Mosquito -- Mountain pine beetle -- Nightcrawler -- The enemy within -- Oriental rat flea -- Paederus beetle -- Corpse-eaters -- Phylloxera -- Rocky Mountain locust
Control code
ocn662397834
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781565129603
Lccn
2011003629
System control number
(OCoLC)662397834

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