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A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Clarence Cottam and Herbert S. Zim, Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray Nolting, and David Wagner, University of Connecticut; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving and Susan Simon

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

1582381291

9781582381299

Trade Paperback

160 Pages

$6.95

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This handy guide to the most common, important, and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. It includes:

· A key to insect groups

· Mature and immature forms

· How insects grow and develop and what they eat

· How to find and observe them

Full-color pictures, non-technical language, and up-to-date range maps make this gem of a guide for beginners at any age.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.
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  • Clarence Cottam and Herbert S. Zim, Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray Nolting, and David Wagner, University of Connecticut; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving and Susan Simon

  • Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.
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