Buzzkill: A Wild Wander through the Weird and Threatened World of Bugs

By Brenna Maloney
Illustrators Illustrated by Dave Mottram Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher Macmillan Imprint Henry Holt and Company, Inc. ISBN


Buzzkill: A Wild Wander through the Weird and Threatened World of Bugs

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Medical: Animal Anatomy/Reproduction,Medical: Graphic Descriptions,Violence: Death

A humorous and engaging nonfiction book about bugs.

Buzzkill presents the big picture on insects. Funny and informative in equal measure, Brenna Maloney lays out the critical role insects play on our planet, from sustenance to pollination to medicines and more. This compelling narrative tackles both the wacky and weird, as well as threats to insects and their habitats, their possible extinction, and ways that everyday people can prevent their decline.

Find out what all the buzz is about!

Suggested reading list. Note about selected works cited. Index. Black-and-white illustrations.


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