What's Buggin' You Now?
Bee's Knees, Bug Lights and Beetles
By (author) Tom Turpin
What's Buggin' You Now? by Tom Turpin
Book DescriptionThe author of "Flies in the Face of Fashion", "Mites Make Right", and "Other Bugdacious Tales" is back with more ditties on the insect kingdom. Find out about Aesop's insects, Edgar Allan Poe's Gold Bug, and Ogden Nash's creepy crawlies. Dig up some facts on the Colorado and Japanese beetles, and cash in on the million dollar beetle. Head for cover, the Bombardier beetles are coming. If you're in the dark, hook up with a firefly.Bugs have been around longer than your great-great grandma, 400 million years before to be somewhat exact. Insects strolled around with dinosaurs and kept on going even when the behemoths disappeared. What's Buggin' You Now? let's you catch the bug without the jar!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781557535092
(184mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Purdue University Press
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Tom Turpin
Dr. Tom Turpin is the creator of Purdue University's "Bug Bowl," a celebration of insect antics, annually drawing over 12,000 visitors, who come to munch on bug stir-fry, to take part in cricket-spitting contests, and to cheer on tractor-pulling creepy crawlers at Roach Hill Downs. Turpin has been featured in Time and People magazines and has appeared on "Good Morning America," the "Guinness World Record Show" and the "Prairie Home Companion." He is a professor of entomology in Purdue's College of Agriculture.
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