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Insects of the world and other invertebrates

$28.00

Over 90% of the species that live on land are insects, and they represent the most abundant, diverse and amazing group of animals on our planet.

The volume tells their life through the most diverse behaviors, from hunting techniques to surprising stratagems to defend themselves or find a partner. Insects have devised a bit of everything: traps, poisons, deceptions of all kinds... Theirs are complex societies, capable of waging war but also of building great works and practicing agriculture.

The book also takes into account their close relatives: spiders, scorpions, millipedes, centipedes and terrestrial crustaceans with curious lifestyles. More than 250 drawings, accompanied by easy-to-read and informative texts, illustrate the most important species, also depicted within their natural habitat in over 20 large-format illustrations: thanks to these accurate reconstructions of the various environments, reveals all the incredible beauty of nature. The videos selected on YouTube, also accessible via QR Code, guide children on an unforgettable adventure.

Reasons of interest:

  • More than 250 different species, portrayed in detail and depicted as fighting, hunting, flying, camouflaging themselves and trying to seduce their partner.
  • Over 20 large plates with animals placed inside their natural habitat.
  • For each insect, the indication of the common name and scientific name, size and origin, as well as a text full of detailed information and curiosities.
  • In the "records" section all the species with particular primates are reported.
  • QR Codes and links allow you to access spectacular videos, thanks to which you can delve into the behavior and lifestyle of many insect species in detail.
  • Size: 26 × 32.9 cm
  • 152 pages
  • 4 color printing
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 978 2 88935 252 4

Francesco Tomasinelli, a graduate in Marine Environmental Sciences, worked in Italy and the United States in large aquariums, before dedicating himself to publishing, scientific dissemination and ecological consultancy for companies. He collaborates with photographic agencies, publishing houses and magazines in the science and tourism sectors. He has contributed to many volumes and is the author of the illustrated books I'm Going to Live in the City, Green Gold and Predators of the Microcosm. The survival strategies of reptiles, amphibians, insects and spiders. He is a regular guest on the Geo program (Rai 3) and has curated scientific exhibitions

Kaori Yume, Vietnamese artist, illustrator and designer, graduated from Ho Chi Minh University of Architecture and has published her works in important magazines in various countries. She specializes in the reproduction of nature.