A beautifully illustrated look inside the fascinating world of creepy-crawlies, with stunning threedimensional pop-ups.
Written by academic and broadcaster Dr George McGavin, this book offers a fascinating and comprehensive insight into the extraordinary world of creepy crawlies. George's detailed explanations of all aspects of a bug's existence are brought to life through astounding three dimensional pop-ups and Jim Kay's exquisitely detailed illustrations.
＊A truly original, fascinating and detailed insight into the lives of bugs.
＊The hidden world of creepy crawlies is brought to life with exquisite illustrations, flaps and stunning three-dimensional pop-ups.
＊An ideal gift for nature lovers of all ages.
＊Jim Kay is the illustrator of A Monster Calls (9781406339345), winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Red House Children's Book Award, and has been nominated for this year's Kate Greenaway Medal.
＊Author George McGavin has presented reality, documentary and children's programmes for the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, and is a regular reporter for The One Show (BBC).
Dr George C. McGavin is an author, lecturer, television presenter and explorer. He is an Honorary Research Associate at the world famous Oxford University Museum of Natural History and The Department of Zoology of Oxford University. George has presented reality, children's, news and factual television programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. He has contributed to many books for adults and children, including Essential Entomology: an Order by Order Introduction (Oxford University Press) and the bestselling Handbook to Insects, Spiders and other Terrestrial Arthropods (Dorling Kindersly). He has several insect species named in his honour and hopes they survive him.
Jim Kay studied illustration and then went on to work in the archives of the Tate gallery and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, two experiences that heavily influence his work. He is the illustrator of the Flaxfield Quartet and A Monster Calls, in which he has used everything from beetles to breadboards to create interesting marks and textures. He lives in Northamptonshire.