Smithsonian Handbooks: Insects  -     By: George C. McGavin
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This book combines crystal-clear photography and illustrations with precise annotation to make identification sure and simple. This authoritative, systematic, and clear photographic approach marks a new generation of idenitification guides. Focusing on over 300 of the main insect families, the book tackles the incredible diversity of this class. All 29 orders of insect are examined, as well as a selection of spiders and other terrestrial anthropods from around the world.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: DK
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 X 1.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0789493926
ISBN-13: 9780789493927
UPC: 635517093926

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    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
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    August 19, 2010
    Mary Clingan
    Oroville, CA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    This is a great book, from a secular science perspective. The author spends a lot of time in the beginning of the book explaining how insects "evolved", so I have spent extra time discussing insects from a creationists POV.Once past the introduction and overview, the book opens up with wonderful details and pictures. I have even used it myself to identify the insects around the backyard.Again, this book is very secular, but very useful, I would suggest this book for a interested middle schooler to adult.
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