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vAmaZzing-=—- Minilbea'sts ey aCe Tie mr ig Amexting Minibeasts Cheryl Palin Introduction 3 1 Minibeasts 4 2 Insect Bodies 6 3 Insect Senses 8 4 Communication 10 5 Baby Minibeasts 12 6 Working Insects 14 7 Minibeast Homes 16 8 Spiders 18 9 Problems with Minibeasts 20 10 Useful Minibeasts 22 Activities 24 Projects 44 Picture Dictionary 46 About Read and Discover 48 OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS OXFORD Great Clarendon Street, Oxford ox2 608 Oxford Un xs isa departinent ofthe University of Oxford. It rthers the Universiy’s objective of excellence imresearc, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide in Oxford New York Auckland Cape Town Dares Salaam Hong Kong Ka Kuala Iaimpur Madrid Melbourne Mexico City Nairobi New Delhi Shanghai Taipei Toronto With offices in hile Czech Republic France Italy Japan Poland Portugal tzerland Thailand Turkey Ukraine Vietnam oxrorp and oxrorn ENGLISH are registered trade marks of Oxford University Press in the UK and in certain other © Oxford University Press 2030 The moral rights of the author have been asserted. Database right Oxford University Press (maker) jublished 2010 No unauthorized photocopying All rights reserved. No part ofthis publication may be reproduced, stored ina retrieval system, or transmitted in any form of by any means, without the prior permission in ‘writing of Oxford University Press, oras expressly permitted under «d with the appropriate ation, Enquiries concerning the ELT Rights Department, Oxford University Press, at the address above You must not circulate this book in any other binding or cover and you must impose tis same condition on any acquiter Any websites referred to in public domain and their add University Press for informat disclaims any responsibility for the content lication are in the are provided by Oxford ISHN: 9780.19 4643795 An Audio CD Pack: ISBN: 978 019 4644198 The CD has a choice of American and British English recordings of the complete text An accompanying Activity Book is also available ISBN: 9780 19 454389 4 Printed in China This book is printed on paper from certified and well smuanaged sources, -ape of the abave should be sent £0 ly. Oxford University Press taining this book and a CD isalso available Fiammetta De The Art Agency pp4, 5, 6,9, 22, a x Images p14 (Hashim smbardofTaxiffig), 24 Andy ive), 30 (Mark Moffett/Minden tanjPhotonicay ero), Oxford Un rary ppl (firellies), « godofinsects.com p20, Picturesjinsect), 32 (P Seabee ly), 14 To ana Barbara Stmadow =@ Introduction There are millions of different types of minibeast. They can be many different shapes and sizes. Some are very small, some are colorful, and some have lots of legs. They live in different places all over the world! scorpion butterfly What minibeasts do you know? How many legs does a butterfly have? How many eyes does a spider have? Which minibeast has a home on its back?