America's best-selling field guids now adapted for young naturalists. A guide to the caterpillars beginners are most likely to see throughour North America, featuring: An introduction to discovering caterpillars, with tips for beginning field guide users. Lifelike illustrations for up-close detail. The Peterson Identification System: pointers that show exactly what to look for to tell one species from another. Vibrant color photographs of caterpillars in their natural habitats and illustrations of adult butterflies and moths. Easy-to read text with a clear description of each caterpillar, where and when to find it, and what it feed on.
This new series is based on the Peterson Identification System, which uses life-like illustrations to help young naturalists make accurate identifications. The design of each book is straightforward, simple, friendly, and easy to use -- ensuring the success of beginners. Each of the four new titles in the series (SONGBIRDS, WILDFLOWERS, CATERPILLARS, and BUTTERFLIES) features vibrant color photographs of North American plants, birds, and insects in their natural habitats.
Specialists in the natural and physical sciences, Karen Stray Nolting and Jonathan Latimer have written more than twenty books together. They have written books for adults, as well as both novels and nonfiction for children.