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Fireflies, honey, and silk

Gilbert Waldbauer

Fireflies, honey, and silk

by Gilbert Waldbauer

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beneficial insects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGilbert Waldbauer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF517 .W35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679415M
    ISBN 109780520258839
    LC Control Number2008047713
    OCLC/WorldCa272305028

    Fireflies, or brief poems, originated in China and Japan and were often written on pieces of silk. Fireflies is a collection of proverbs, aphorisms and maxims. Each firefly, rarely more than a sentence long, represents a luminous thought on love, life, beauty or God. Each page of this book contains a decorative design by Boris Artzybasheff with the short two to three line maxim of Tagore's.   Fireflies, Honey, and Silk by Gilbert Waldbauer: Feathers by Thor Hanson: Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam:

      From beautiful butterflies to beeswax candles to silk shirts, they or their byproducts are everywhere. Waldbauer, a professor emeritus of entomology and author of the book "Fireflies, Honey, and Silk" (University of California Press) wants readers to know the many ways insects enrich our lives. 저서로 우리나라에도 번역 출판된 『욕망의 곤충학(Fireflies, Honey, And Silk)』을 비롯해서 『곤충 안내서(The Handy Bug Answer Book)』 『수백만 마리의 제주왕나비(Millions of Monarchs)』 『곤충은 어디에 소용되는가(What Good Are Bugs?)』 등이 있다. 역: 김홍옥.

    Chasing Fireflies lovingly create costumes that bring the littlest of imagination’s to life, encourage character role play, and offer a wide range of fun-filled Halloween costumes that will inspire and surprise. Fireflies, Honey, and Silk. Gilbert Waldbauer, Illustrations by James Nardi University of California Press, ; pages, $


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Fireflies, Honey, and Silk by Gilbert Waldbauer is an entertaining and engrossing description of how insects have forever been of the utmost importance for human survival and progress. Ink, wax, honey, fibers, certain foods and medicines, colorants, music and jewelry are a few products that insects have provided us over the past fifty centuries Cited by: 2.

Fireflies, Honey, and Silk by Gilbert Waldbauer is a pleasant natural history book about insects and some of the ways in which they are directly used by and benefit humans. Some of the insect-based products discussed include dyes, honey, silk, waxes, and shellac/5(16).

“Like a gentle fireside chat, Fireflies, Honey and Silk leaves you with an unexpectedly warm glow about the many critters and bugs that we tend to overlook or revile.”—The Age"He maintains his reputation as an excellent writer with this book"—Choice"Gilbert Waldbauer takes us on a wild and storied ride through the insect world.

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Waldbauer's conversational tone and use of layman's terms create an easy-to-read book that is interesting and entertaining." – Foreword "Gilbert Waldbauer takes us on a wild and storied ride through the insect world. Page after page, Fireflies, Honey, and Silk is highly entertaining, authoritative, encyclopedic, mesmerizing.".

Fireflies, Honey, and Silk by Gilbert Waldbauer is an entertaining and engrossing description of how insects have forever been of the utmost importance for human survival and progress.

Ink, wax, honey, fibers, certain foods and medicines, colorants, music and jewelry are a few products that insects have provided us over the past fifty centuries 5/5. Page after page, Fireflies, Honey, and Silk is highly entertaining, authoritative, encyclopedic, mesmerizing."—Erich Hoyt, author of Insect Lives and The Earth Dwellers: Adventures in the Land of Ants "In Fireflies, Honey, and Silk, Waldbauer serves up a veritable smorgasbord of insects from around the world whose lives directly intersect our.

Fireflies, Honey, and Silk (Paperback) By Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, James Nardi (Illustrator) University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: October 6, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (10/1/). The ink our ancestors wrote with, the beeswax in altar candles, the honey on our toast, the silk we wear.

This enchanting book is a highly entertaining exploration of the myriad ways insects have enriched our lives–culturally, economically, and aesthetically. Entomologist and writer Gilbert Waldbauer describes in loving, colorful detail how many of the valuable products insects have given us.

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Its ten thematic chapters span a huge range, but they emphasize a few key examples rather than trying to. Fireflies, Honey, and Silk by Gilbert, Dr Waldbauer ISBN ISBN Unknown; Berkeley, Ca: University Of California Press, ; ISBN Fireflies, Honey, and Silk: Waldbauer, Gilbert, Nardi, James: Books.

Gilbert Waldbauer, the author of Fireflies, Honey and Silk, notes just that and spends pages of text trying to convince the reader of the same. Waldbauer is an emeritus professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an accomplished author who has written a number of general-interest books on.Fireflies offers its readers a smorgasbord of literary bites, mouthfuls, and sometimes whole meals to digest in the order that they so desire.

The book includes short stories that cover a wide gamut from science fiction to humor and from action/adventure to children's literature. The poetry ranges from serious verse to light verse. Adult female Photuris fireflies are also kleptoparasitic and can be seen feeding on silk-wrapped Photinus species fireflies (occasionally even one of their own kind) hanging in a spider's web.

Epic battles can occur between the spider and the firefly. Sometimes the firefly can hold off the spider long enough to consume the silk-wrapped prey.