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Powerful Praying Mantids

Powerful Praying Mantids

by Melissa Higgins


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Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on January 1, 2020


Did you know many praying mantises are masters of disguise? Some blend in with dead leaves. Others look like lovely flowers. But all are fierce hunters! Meet powerful praying mantises from around the world with Smithsonian Little Entomologist. Kids will be wowed by the amazing variety of bugs and up-close photos, while also learning about their behavior, life cycle, diet, and more. The engaging, leveled text supports life science curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781977117908
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Series: Little Entomologist 4D
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Melissa Higgins has written more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children, including titles for the Capstone imprints Pebble, Pebble Plus, Picture Window, Snap, and Stone Arch. Her books have received medals from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Before becoming a full-time writer, Melissa worked as a school counselor and had a private counseling practice. When not reading or writing, she enjoys hiking and taking photographs in the Arizona desert where she lives with her husband and two shy kitties. You can visit Melissa’s website ( to learn more about her books.