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Thomas Eisner's book is magnificent, with excellent pictures and detailed explanations on the hows and whys of insect defenses. Equally interesting, Mr. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Arthur Daigle
In todays world of science,cosmology and physics have the center stage in the media and the popular imagination and that is understanable but short sighted. Read morePublished 7 months ago by david kleinman
The book is amazing because it contains incredibles photos but also, detailed descriptions of peculiar rituals performed by insects. I really like it. You will learn a lot.Published 7 months ago by Silvia Chedas
I read this book again and again. Mr Eisner clearly loves insects and it shows in this book. The experiments in the book are just fascinating to read about.Published 8 months ago by Michael Rininger
Utterly fascinating. Eisner's chemistry perspective makes this book particularly enjoyable. The photographs are great. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Roberta J. Morris
Beautifully illustrated. Loaded with facts.
I recommend this book to anyone wanting ti learn more about the wonderful world of insects. Read more
I was looking for a casual read on insects at the library, and I was immediately attracted by the cover of this book. Read morePublished 13 months ago by H. Denton
Great text for the "lay" person interested in insects or anyone through high school who wants to know more but isn't pursuing an entomology degree. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
For a Great Scientist (of which Eisner is one) to share their love for their subjects and science is a rare event, and Eisner is a master communicator. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bruce Lund