Nasty stinging creatures that destroy crops and spread disease - if that's your opinion of insects, read this fascinating book to discover the other side of the story. Without insects to pollinate flowers, we would have no fruit. Without bees, we would have no honey. Maggots are not pretty, but they help to make the world a cleaner and healthier place.
This is Book 7 in the You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Series. See all You Wouldn't Want to Live Without books here.
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I write short books for short children and longer books for longer people. I've been writing fiction and non-fiction for young people, and non-fiction since the last millennium - luckily, the end of the last millennium and I'm not even nearly 1000 years old. I particularly enjoy reading and writing stories with a bit of a twist and, for older readers, an eleMore about Anne Rooney
John Malam studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham, after which he worked as an archaeologist at the Iron Bridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire. He is now an author specialising in information books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his wife, a book designer, and their two children.More about David Antram
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England. He has written over twenty books, including It's Fun to Draw Farm Animals and It's Fun to Draw Safari Animals . He has done many book designs, layouts, and storyboards in many styles, including cartoons for numerous books, posters, and advertisements. He lives with his wife and threeMore about Mark Bergin