Top Facts on the Most Irritating Creatures of all
|21 x 328 x 244 mm (H x W x D)
|1 Jan 2017
|Children's & young adult: general non-fiction / Nature, the natural world (Children's/YA) / Wildlife (Children's/YA)
We have an innate fascination with the world of hunters, parasites and nasty critters lurking to inflict themselves upon us. Bloodsuckers highlights a subject that both fascinates and horrifies readers, approaching it in an informative and entertaining way.
From leeches and mosquitoes to vampire bats and lampreys (bloodsucking fish), it’s all here. This remarkable book will resonate strongly with all those who have a fascination with the dangerous, the grotesque and the plain icky.
Based in Canberra, Paul Zborowski is an entomologist and photographer who spends his time researching and illustrating invertebrates in Australia and in other locations around the world. He has a passion for presenting the macro details of nature to a wide audience and has written and illustrated 12 nature books using the resources of his image bank, www.close-up-photolibrary.com. He is a field-based scientist, spending long periods undertaking research in the field, and is also a sometimes teacher, both of science and photography.