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The Little Book of Butterflies (Little Books of Nature)

The Little Book of Butterflies (Little Books of Nature)

Current price: $14.95
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Princeton University Press
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A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world's butterflies

Packed with surprising facts, this delightful and gorgeously designed book will beguile any nature lover. Expertly written and beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs and original color artwork, The Little Book of Butterflies is an accessible and enjoyable mini reference about the world's butterflies, with examples drawn from across the globe. It fits an astonishing amount of information in a small package, covering a wide range of topics--from anatomy, diversity, and reproduction to habitat and conservation. It also includes curious facts and a section on butterflies in myths, folklore, and modern culture from around the world. The result is an irresistible guide to the amazing lives of butterflies.

  • A beautifully designed pocket-size book with a foil-stamped cloth cover
  • Features some 140 color illustrations and photos
  • Makes a perfect gift

About the Author

Andrei Sourakov is the collections coordinator at the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Alexandra Sourakov, Andrei's daughter, has been interested in butterflies since she was a child, when she began joining her father on field work and volunteering at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Tugce Okay is a natural history illustrator who works primarily with watercolors. Her work has appeared in many books and magazines.