The Secret Life of Caterpillars

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New Holland, Mar 23, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
What is a caterpillar? Ugly duckling of the insect world? Greedy grub? Caterpillars are worth far more than a shot of insecticide. For one thing, they carry inside them the blueprint for some of nature's loveliest creatures—the soft-winged moths and flighty butterflies that grace our gardens and play a major part in the health of the planet. Explore their secret world in this full illustrated book by renowned natural history author Densey Clyne.

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About the author (2010)

Densey Clyne is a naturalist, photographer and writer. She has written 28 books on natural history subjects, in particular on insects and spiders. She has also written for her own television documentaries and acted as a consultant on several of Sir David Attenborough's natural history series. Densey has delivered talks and addresses on invertebrate behaviour and the pleasures of insect watching to schools, adult groups and professional organisations and taken part in seminars on natural history writing and on wildlife filming.

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