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Bugs Britannica Hardcover – 6 May 2010

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  • Hardcover: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Chatto & Windus; First Edition edition (6 May 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 070118180X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0701181802
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 3.8 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 169,460 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"...a colourful, illustrated chronicle of why insects are important."--The Times

"The information in it was so wide-ranging and so well written that I am sure it would be a great buy for anyone with an interest in the so-called lower forms of animal life, natural history or just in the smaller creatures, good, bad or indifferent, that you find in the garden"--Gardens Illustrated

"Bugs Britannica is a celebration of the life that swarms at our feet and in the air."--The Scotsman

"The insect world is teeming with wonder in this outstanding cultural guide to the interaction of invertebrates and man."--Sunday Times

"...rare turns of phrase, gentle humour and quaint anecdotes about often-overlooked creatures"--BBC Wildlife Magazine

"Gorgeously produced and illustrated... each bug and its accompanying text is so fascinating that I wanted to read them all."--Charlotte Sleigh, Sunday Telegraph

"A cultural natural history - a record of what we think about invertebrates and how they...continue to influence our lives."--Bristol Evening Post

"Bugs Britannica is full of amazing facts and figures... A book to savour like a fine wine."-- TheTravelEditor.com

"Marren...lights up every invertebrate family, writing with zesty humour and sympathy... It is quite magnificent"--The Independent

"The book works...magnificently"--Eastern Daily Press

Book Description

From sea squirts to slugs to swallowtails, the third, fabulous and gorgeously illustrated book in Richard Mabey's series, a companion volume to the bestselling classics Flora Britannica and Birds Britannica.

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