Friday, July 9, 2010

Bug Zoo

Bug Zoo
By Nick Baker
Ages: 8+
Published by DK
Reviewed by Martha Beach

The summer is the perfect time to get outside and explore the wildlife. Bug Zoo is perfect for kids who want to get outdoors and learn about the world around them.

This text teaches young readers how to turn backyard bugs into pets. It's a hands-on guide to nature and backyard bugs. Kids can learn to construct an ant farm or spider house, make a bee box, or wormery. This book is the perfect guide to making a zoo of insects, spiders, worms, and other common creepy-crawlies. It describes the bugs in detail and shows the correct ways to capture and care for backyard bugs.

Bug Zoo includes facts about natural history, bug biology information, inexpensive project ideas, over 150 colour photographs, diagrams, and tips on where to find bugs in the local park or in your own backyard.

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