Useful for children of ages 4-8 years, this work includes a book and audio CD. Following insects from egg to adult, this book outlines the amazing changes different species of insects go through before they become fully-grown. Full-colour photographs and detailed illustrations of insects, from the familiar to the exotic, are featured. Topics covered herein include: incomplete and complete metamorphosis; where insects lay their eggs; what growing nymphs and larvae eat; how they find food; how nymphs and larvae protect themselves from predators; how insects moult. The CD is a narration of the printed book with entertaining sound effects to guide the reader. Approximate running time of the CD is 30 minutes.
Table of Contents
What Are Insects?; What is a Life Cycle?; Two Kinds of Changes; Tiny Eggs; Little Larvae; Growing Quickly; From Larva to Pupa; All Grown!; New Nymphs; Growing Wings; Adult Insects; Finding One Another; Laying Eggs; Big Differences!; Glossary and Index.