The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs!
Everyone who gets this book raves about it. It doesn't portray garden insects as pests that need to be killed. Instead, it explains the life cycles and habits of insects in a way that ecological gardeners will appreciate. Insects are categorized by the effect they have on garden plants such as leaf chewers, sap suckers, flower feeders, etc. It contains thousands of color photographs of insects in all life stages to help with identification.
This is a big, beautiful book that is both fun and useful.
Softcover, 7.5 x 10, color cover and interior, 656 pages. Reg. $30.