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Praying mantises / Sam Hesper.

Hesper, Sam, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV 595.727 HES (Text) 39391006739336 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
 Purchased with a donation in memory of Gertrude Geraets.: [ mkj 2016-04-28 @ JFCPLM ]
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello J 595.7 HES (Text) 37743002124610 Children Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781477757710 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 1477757716 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 9781477757734 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1477757732 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Praying mantises -- Thousands of species -- Mantises at home -- A mantis body -- Defenses -- Hungry hunters -- What's on the menu? -- Mating and cannibalism -- The life cycle -- Praying mantises and people.
Summary, etc.: In this book, readers discover that praying mantises are one of the fiercest predators in the insect world. Engaging text is paired with eye-catching visuals of these colorful cannibals, introducing readers to some of the coolest species. Readers will learn about mantis anatomy, behavior, and fearsome hunting techniques. The book explains the creepy cannibalism of the praying mantis, as well as their amazing life cycle. Supplemental tools include an index, detailed glossary, a detailed table of contents, fact boxes, and websites for further reading.
Subject: Praying mantis > Juvenile literature.

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