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#65 : Butterfly - Thomas Marent


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Featuring more than 500 photographs taken on location around the globe of living insects in their natural habitats with personal stories from the photographer, Butterfly captures 16 year's worth of travel over five continents for an up-close view of the astonishing variety and behavior of the world's butterflies and moths. Now in paperback!


Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: DK ADULT
ISBN: 9780756667290
Purchase at Amazon


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My Opinion:
A stunning collection of butterflies, moths and larvae in photography. There were so many different butterflies, each unique in their own way.
I really enjoyed looking through the photos, though I felt the binding did take away from some of the larger photos, still a very good visual experience.
I think a lot of butterfly fans should check it out, mainly due to its mass amount of species in it. Like I said, there were many I had never heard of before, and I'm sure a seasoned butterfly watcher would see some newbies too!


4.5/5


Recommend? Yes.


~I received a copy from DK Canada. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. Beautiful cover! I love butterflies!

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  2. I'll bet this would be a very interesting read. What wonderful things did they find? I'll bet a lot.

    Have a terrific day. :)

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  3. sounds like a good one. i'm sure the colors and patterns were amazing.

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