With a deep knowledge of his subject based on his own extensive researches in entomology and the human condition in general, Professor Dethier has written a charming fable that will fascinate readers of all ages. It is a suspenseful tale that will prove informative and provocative to even the most casual reader. A delight for students young and old.
V G Dethier, Professor of Zoology at the University of Massachusetts, is best known for his numerous researches and studies into insect feeding and behaviour. He is a fellow of the national Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has served as president of the American Society of Zoologists.