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ఠ Easy reader Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects ಆ Book By Matthew Clark Smith ಘ

ఠ Easy reader Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects ಆ Book By Matthew Clark Smith ಘ ఠ Easy reader Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects ಆ Book By Matthew Clark Smith ಘ Gr 25This enchanting picture book biography examines the life and work of 19th century French entomologist Jean Henri Fabre Fairy tale like in tone, the first few pages will easily draw in children, as Smith describes the actions of an old hermit who was considered a local eccentric by those in his village for his habit of speaking to animals and collecting insects Whether he was a sorcerer, or simply a madman, no one could agree The villagers were shocked, however, when Fabre received a visit from the president of France Readers are then taken back in time to learn about Fabre s childhood, education, and ever present interest in the natural world, as well as his unconventional teaching and writings on insect behavior Indeed, he often shocked fellow scientists with his bizarre findings Smith s engaging text conveys Fabre s zeal for his subject, while Ferri s gorgeously detailed watercolor and pencil illustrations of plant life and insects beg readers to stop and look both at the pages as well as at the natural world around them Historical and author s notes and a useful time line add further context VERDICT A must have.Jennifer Wolf, Beaverton City Library, ORThe distinctive, enduring affection with which Jean Henri Fabre regarded his diminutive subjects regardless of their often savage behavior comes through clearly here, both in Smith s warm narrative and Ferri s equally engaging views of the naturalist Kirkus Review starred review First time author Smith offers a rewarding overview of naturalist Jean Henri Fabre a rousing tribute to the rewards of following ones passions Publishers Weekly starred review This enchanting picture book biography examines the life and work of 19th century French entomologist Jean Henri Fabre Smiths engaging text conveys Fabres zeal for his subject, while Ferris gorgeously detailed watercolor and pencil illustrations of plant life and insects beg readers to stop and look both at the pages as well as at the natural world around them A must have School Library Journal Starred Review Small Wonders is, itself, a small wonder A captivating and word perfect exploration of an extraordinary man, written in clear and wonder filled prose, beautifully, thoughtfully illustrated A rare pleasure Tim Wynne Jones, author of Blink CautionE O Wilson famously said small things rule the world Trouble is, few of us bother to understand the small creatures that share the earth with us Here, at last, is the true story of an important exception Jean Henri Fabre Curious about insects and their behavior, Fabre refused to study insects as dead specimens Instead, he dedicated his life to observing their behavior in their natural habitats Fabre s fascinating discoveries come to life in the lively text and lush watercolors of Small Wonders.Together, they create an illuminating portrait of a little known scientific pioneer who changed the way we look at the natural world around us Phillip Hoose, author of Moonbird A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95, a Robert F Sibert Honor BookSmall Wonders is a big marvel, a rare ray of light It s a great story well told and superbly illustrated, carefully crafted from what s real Hurrah Bernd Heinrich, author of The Homing Instinct Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration Lee Clark footballer Wikipedia Lee Robert born October is an English professional football manager and former player During his playing career he had spells with Newcastle United twice at the start end , Sunderland FulhamHe also made appearances for England under team during international After retiring began a coaching as reserve coach Team Abbott Capital Capital Team s solely focused on private equity investing our clients Our seasoned professionals bring deep expertise diverse perspectives that 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    • Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects
    • 1.2
    • 36
    • Hardcover
    • 49 pages
    • Matthew Clark Smith
    • English
    • 03 September 2017

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