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Author Kalman, Bobbie.
Title Insect homes / Bobbie Kalman & John Crossingham.
Pub Info New York, NY : Crabtree Pub., c2006.
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  J 595.7 KAL     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Series The world of insects
World of insects (New York, N.Y.)
Audience NC770L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.6 0.5 0.5 106637
Includes index.
Contents What are insects? -- Where do they live? -- Home sweet home -- Holes for homes -- Homes in wood -- Living large -- Paper homes -- Hive alive! -- Nifty nests -- Termite builders -- Dirt city -- Moving in -- Helpful homes -- Mounds of fun -- Glossary and index.
Summary From giant termite mounds to intricate hives, Insect Homes provides children with a fascinating description of the many types of homes that insects build. Kids will be surprised to learn the amount of work it takes for these tiny creatures to create "a place to call home." In this interesting and easy-to-read book, children will learn about: The reasons why insects build homes; The materials insects use to create shelters; The different homes that solitary and social insects make; How social insects, including ants and termites, work together to build homes.
Subject Insects -- Habitations -- Juvenile literature.
Insects -- Habitations.
Add Author Crossingham, John, 1974-
ISBN 0778723453 (rlb)
0778723798 (pbk)
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