In this book you become thoroughly familiar with the world of the creepy-crawlies. From the development of the arthropods to the arachnids, centipedes, insects and crustaceans you will learn about their morphology and growth. Brilliant photos show the animals‘ various abilities, how they camouflage to protect from predators or glow in the dark. Man uses the different skills of the arthropods, such as the silkworm or the cochineal louse, to produce silk or colour.
Some insects or arachnids make good pets, for example cockroaches or tarantulas. There is also a ranking list showing the most popular creepy-crawlies. If you want to learn more about them and test your knowledge, you will find numerous quiz questions and their solutions on lots of pages.
This book is suitable for children between 7 and 10 years of age.