Weird Bugs

By Peter Scott (Illustrator)
(Kingfisher, Hardcover, 9780753464632, 14pp.)

Publication Date: August 2010

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Description

Did you know that grasshoppers have ears on their legs? Or that male seahorses carry the babies in their bellies? Weird World answers these and many more fascinating questions about the world around you in the most visual way - with amazing pop ups, flick books, shutter pictures, wheels and pull tabs

In "Weird Bugs," meet grasshoppers with ears on their legs, palm-sized goliath beetles, and gruesome bloodsucking assassin bugs Learn how a swarm of millions of driver ants can devour animals as large as a young zebra, why the Hercules beetle is the strongest animal on Earth for its size, and much, much more.




About the Author
Peter Scott is a BA (Hons) in Politics and Government (City of London Polytechnic), MSc (University of Manchester) and PhD (University of Bath) and is a senior lecturer in Organisation Studies at the University of Portsmouth. They have worked together on a number of research projects and publications, including various articles on the impact of policies of privatisation and marketisation on trade unions in the UK. More recently, they have conducted research into European Monetary Union, public services and trade unionism in Europe. Both have been actively involved in the British Sociological Association journal, Work, Employment and Society.
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