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World's Strangest Creepy Crawlies

9781787012981

Lonely Planet
Available: 08/21/18
7.28 x 9.45 · 80 pages
Ages 6-8 years
9781787012981
CDN $13.99 · pb

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Enter the weird and wonderful world of creepy-crawlies. Our animal experts have unearthed 40 of the planet's most bizarre species and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal each creature's seriously strange characteristics and the unusual ways they hunt, eat, or defend themselves.
They're sometimes hard to spot, but there are a mind-boggling 10 billion billion bugs on the planet. Inside World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies , discover the tiny terror that blows itself up to save its friends, a creature so well disguised even its own species can't see it, and a giant spider the size of a dinner plate. And with our 'strange-o-meter', compare each animal based on its creepiness, fight factor, and superpowers!
Creepy-crawlies include:
• Elephant beetle
• Hickory horned devil
• Happy-facespider
• Zombie snail
• Leafcutter ant
• Froghopper
• Spiny devil katydid
• Goliath birdeater spider
• Giant weta
• Asian giant hornet
• Scorpion
• Death's-head hawkmoth
• Bird-dung crab spider
• Exploding ant

Other titles in the series include:
- World's Strangest Predators
- World's Strangest Places
- World's Strangest Ocean Beasts
About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humor and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.