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Author Winner, Cherie.

Title Everything bug : what kids really want to know about insects and spiders / by Cherie Winner.

Imprint Chanhassen, Minn. : NorthWord Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Kits  KIT 03 J 595.7 Win    ---  Available
Description 63 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Kids' faqs
Kids' faqs.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 62).
Contents Why wouldn't we have chocolate if bugs disappeared? -- Were insects and spiders here in the time of dinosaurs? -- Is there any place on Earth where bugs don't live? -- How many kinds of insects and spiders are there? -- What's the difference between insects and spiders? -- Aren't spiders also different because they make webs? -- Why don't spiders stick to their own webs? -- What are the biggest insects and spiders? What are the smallest? -- Why doesn't a bug grow to be as big as a dog? -- What do spiders and insects eat? -- Why are ants so good at finding food? -- Why do people put ladybugs in their gardens? -- Why are grasshoppers such good jumpers? -- Why is it so hard to swat a fly? -- How do crickets make that chirping sound? -- What makes lightning bugs light up? -- Are all spiders venomous? Is it dangerous to have spiders living in my house? -- What do I do if a spider bites me? -- Why do mosquito bites itch? Has anyone ever died from a mosquito bite? -- Why do some people die from a bee sting? -- Are butterflies and moths the only insects that start out as caterpillars and end up as adults that can fly? -- What's the difference between butterflies and moths? -- Do insect and spider parents take care of their babies? -- How long do bugs live? -- Where do bugs go in winter? -- I once saw a cookbook with recipes for bugs. Do people really eat those things? -- Is it true that old poop would pile up around us if insects disappeared? -- Ok, we'll keep dung beetles, but couldn't we do without the bugs that bug us the most? -- Tall tales about bugs.
Summary Presents twenty-five questions and answers about insects and spiders, including why bugs are important, how long they've existed, and whether spiders make noise.
Subject Insects -- Miscellanea.
Spiders -- Miscellanea.
Questions and answers.
ISBN 1559718919 (pbk.)
9781559718912 (pbk.)
Standard No. NZ1 7623218
AU@ 000024548000
AU@ 000026698507

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