Insectorama: The Marvelous World of Insects
Insectorama: The Marvelous World of Insects

Insectorama: The Marvelous World of Insects

By Lisa Voisard


Publication Date: March 5, 2024

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Ages 10 to 12

A beautiful work of art to make you fall in love with the tiny creatures all around you!Winner of the JP Redouté Children’s Book PrizeThe world is full of insects. They far outweighhumans on earth, and we couldn’t survive long without them. But do you reallyknow them? Vetted by entomologist Mathilde Gaudreau, the 30 portraits ofInsectorama will give you an insect-eye view of some of the most wonderful youcan find in parks and forests. On top of that, you’ll learnplenty of fun facts you can share with friends and family: crickets can hearthanks to ear drums located in their abdomen, unlike the Spring Field Cricketthat hears through the knees. Don’t forget about the flies and butterflies whocan taste with their legs. Did you know that many insects cross hemispheres when theymigrate? Have you ever met the Hercules beetle, at up to seven inches, thelargest beetle in the world?Lisa’ Voisard’s award-winning illustrations will help anyone learn the secrets of these 30 insects: how to find them and how they need our help; how they navigate and how they reproduce. Become an insect expert as you come to love these marvelous little creatures!

About the Author

White Raven Award Winner Lisa Voisard is a graphic designer and illustrator from Lausanne, Switzerland. Her illustrations are fresh, graphic, colorful and are often inspired by nature. Arborama was the first book in Lisa's 'A Marvelous World' series, and was a bestseller around the globe.Jeffrey K. Butt is a translator residing in St. John’s, Canada. Jeffrey holds a Master of Arts degree in French from Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as a Master of Philosophy in Literary Translation from Trinity College, Dublin. When not translating, Jeffrey enjoys spending time at his cottage, gardening, hiking, traveling, and practicing Taekwon-Do, in which he holds a 4th degree Black Belt.

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 224 pages

Publisher: Helvetiq

Publication Date: March 5, 2024

ISBN: 9783039640164

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