My First Book  of Southern African Insects

My First Book of Southern African Insects

Children are fascinated by ‘bugs’ of all kinds, and insects are a familiar part of their everyday environment. Dragonflies and ants, beetles and stick insects, butterflies and bees are just some of the many insects that are found in the home and garden, providing youngsters with a handy introduction to the natural world.
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This book presents:

  • 58 of the most common, intriguing and beautiful species accurately illustrated in full-colour
  • concise text and simple graphics conveying the insect’s size, when it is active and what it eats
  • straightforward text for children beginning to read in their mother tongue
  • parallel texts in Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu for older learners who wish to improve their knowledge of other languages.
  • Vivid and scientifically accurate illustrations in full colour
  • Clearly and concisely written for children who are starting to read, but also suitable for adults to read to young children
  • Additional information given in easy visual clues
Dimensions21.5cm · 21.8cm · 1.5cm
Author(s) Charmaine Uys
Illustrator Sally MacLarty
Publisher - ImprintPenguin Random House - Struik Nature
Print Length64 pages (58 species illustrations)
Publication date09/05/2009
LanguageEnglish, Xhosa, Zulu, & Afrikaans
Reading Level / AudienceGeneral
Series Sasol First Field Guide

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