Wildlife of Australia

Wildlife of Australia

Whose Idea Was That

Whose Idea Was That


Snails and Other Minibeasts of Australia


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By Paul Zborowski
Format Hardback
Page Extent 48
Book Size 328 x 207 x 10 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint Young Reed
Release Date 12 Apr 2007
Subject Classification The natural world, country life & pets / Wildlife: general interest / Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

There are more kinds of minibeasts - such as insects, spiders, snails, crabs, worms and flies - on the planet than there are of all the large animals put together. Spiders, Snails and Other Minibeasts of Australia, from the Young Reed range of natural history books, looks at them all.

Included are:

  • full-colour photographs
  • informative and fun text about minibeasts
  • activities to test your knowledge
  • a glossary to explain new words
  • an index
  • list of other books and websites where you can find more information
Entomologist Paul Zborowski's passionate interest in minibeasts has taken him all over the world. His wonderful photographs make up the Close-up photo library. His other publications include A Field Guide to Insects in Australia and Green Guide to Insects of Australia.

Paul Zborowski

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.