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Published by Raintree Publishers in Milwaukee .
Written in English


  • Insects -- Hibernation -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Insects -- Wintering -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Insects -- Hibernation.,
  • Insects -- Wintering.

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About the Edition

Describes in text and photographs how beetles, wasps, ants, and other insects survive the winter.

Edition Notes

Translation of: Mushi no fuyugoshi / text by Hidetomo Oda, photographs by Hidekazu Kubo.

SeriesNature close-ups
ContributionsKubo, Hidekazu, ill.
LC ClassificationsQL495 .O3313 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2546414M
ISBN 100817225269, 081722551X
LC Control Number85028292

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