Broadsides from the Other Orders by Sue Hubbell
A Book of Bugs

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The author of A Book of Bees explores the worlds of blackflies, dragonflies, daddy longlegs, and thousands of other ""bugs,"" discussing their habits, habitat, and way of life. 17,500 first printing.
 

About Sue Hubbell

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Sue Hubbell is the author of, among other works, A Country Year and A Book of Bees, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. She lives in Maine and Washington, D.C.
 
Published June 8, 1993 by Random House. 276 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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But best here is the hands-on adventure, as when Hubbell goes ladybug-harvesting with the pros and rounds up millions of the critters in one day, or travels to Medford, Massachusetts, to track down the house from which the first gypsy moth escaped to devastate America's trees.

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A chapter on bravo bees (aka ``killer bees'') suggests they have been unjustly maligned and that many actually invigorate strains of the American bees.

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But gardeners across America prefer ladybugs to pesticides for controlling plant-eating aphids, and a good ladybug harvester can make up to $1,000 a day in season supplying the colorful beetles to bug-supply houses.

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