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Author Stewart, Amy.

Title Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects / Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs.

Imprint Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, [2011]


Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 271 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [253]-259) and index.
Contents African bat bug -- She's just not that into you -- Asian giant hornet -- Assassin bug -- Bugs of war -- Bedbug -- Black fly -- Biting midge -- Black widow -- Stinging caterpillars -- Bombardier beetle -- Brazilian wandering spider -- Curse of the scorpion -- Brown marmorated sting bug -- Brown recluse -- Chigger mite -- Chigoe flea -- Have no fear -- Cockroach -- Colorado potato beetle -- Gardener's dirty dozen -- Corn rootworm -- Death watch beetle -- Bookworms -- Deer tick -- Filth fly -- I've got you under my skin -- Formosan subterranean termite -- The ants go marching -- Giant centipede -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Millipede -- Arrow poisons -- Mosquito -- Mountain pine beetle -- Nightcrawler -- The enemy within -- Oriental rat flea -- Paederus beetle -- Corpse-eaters -- Phylloxera -- Rocky Mountain locust.
Indexed In: Wilson's Senior High School, October 2011
Booklist, March 2011
Kirkus Review, February 2011
Science Books & Films (A.A.A.S.), December 2011
Summary Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide information and stories of one hundred insects that infest, infect, and make trouble for humans, and includes etchings and drawings of the six- and eight-legged pests.
Audience Adult Follett School Solutions.
Subject Insect pests.
Added Author Morrow-Cribbs, Briony.
ISBN 9781565129603

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