Coverart for item
The Resource Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses, by Ruth Owen and Ross Piper

Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses, by Ruth Owen and Ross Piper

Label
Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses
Title
Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts
Title remainder
bizarre insect defenses
Statement of responsibility
by Ruth Owen and Ross Piper
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take defense to a whole new level. From caterpillars that disguise themselves as blobs of bird poop to beetles that repel predators with poisonous, boiling-hot farts, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!
Member of
Cataloging source
XYZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Owen, Ruth
Dewey number
595.715
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL467.2
LC item number
.O938 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Piper, Ross
Series statement
The secret lives of insects
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insects
  • Insects
Label
Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses, by Ruth Owen and Ross Piper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Master of defense -- Take aim, fire! : wood ant -- A very sticky end : exploding carpenter ant -- Butts of fire : bombardier beetle -- A butt-propelled getaway : stenus rove beetle -- A night-time battle : tiger moth -- Warning signs and deadly bubbles : koppie foam grasshopper -- Spiny and dangerous : cup moth caterpillar -- Undercover moths : looper moth -- Masters of disguise : leaf mimic katyid -- A double defense : thornbug -- Protective shields of poop : scarlet lily beetle -- Bee-ing a bee : hoverfly
Control code
ocn1031984160
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781788560108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses, by Ruth Owen and Ross Piper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Master of defense -- Take aim, fire! : wood ant -- A very sticky end : exploding carpenter ant -- Butts of fire : bombardier beetle -- A butt-propelled getaway : stenus rove beetle -- A night-time battle : tiger moth -- Warning signs and deadly bubbles : koppie foam grasshopper -- Spiny and dangerous : cup moth caterpillar -- Undercover moths : looper moth -- Masters of disguise : leaf mimic katyid -- A double defense : thornbug -- Protective shields of poop : scarlet lily beetle -- Bee-ing a bee : hoverfly
Control code
ocn1031984160
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781788560108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations

Library Locations

    • Hiawatha Public LibraryBorrow it
      150 West Willman Street, Hiawatha, IA, 52233, US
      42.037121 -91.672304
Processing Feedback ...