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Stinkbugs

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This book presents an overview of the Pentatomidae species, covering their biology, phylogeny and reproductive behavior, main plants used in their diet and ...

  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1351647040
  • Genre: Nature
  • Nombre de pages: 276
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book presents an overview of the Pentatomidae species, covering their biology, phylogeny and reproductive behavior, main plants used in their diet and their nutritional exigencies, predatory stinkbugs, interactions between herbivores-plants and natural enemies, use of pheromone for monitoring phytophagous populations, and chemical and vibrational communication signals. It also presents possible technologies to be applied in field crops for pest management that could be developed as the basis of the interplay of stink bug communication signals.


Humans, Other Beings and the Environment

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Humans, Other Beings and the Environment is an ethnographic study of the possibilities for the mutual, symbiotic co-existence of human beings, a unique spe ...

  • L'auteur : Munyaradzi Mawere
  • Editeur: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • ISBN: 1443884332
  • Genre: Forest conservation
  • Nombre de pages: 235
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Humans, Other Beings and the Environment is an ethnographic study of the possibilities for the mutual, symbiotic co-existence of human beings, a unique species of forest insects and natural forests. The result of extensive fieldwork conducted over a period of thirteen months, the book highlights the continuum among humans, wild insects and environmental conservation outcomes in a specific environment of southeastern Norumedzo in rural Zimbabwe. In this respect, it describes interactions and relationships between humans, other beings and the natural forests to demonstrate how some aspects of the emerging body of literature in the posthumanities and relational ontologies can work to grasp the collaborative interactional space for different social actors in the cosmos, through which cognitive and knowledge communities can be extended. Furthermore, the book raises critical questions for conservation sciences, political ecology and environmental anthropology, as it demonstrates the extent of relevance and application of the Norumedzo conservation case study, with particular regard to conservational problems and asymmetrical relations between humans and other beings in other scenarios in Zimbabwe and beyond. Complicating many assumptions about knowledge production, nature and culture, the book offers independent and critical insights into the interpretation of modernist science, posthumanist ideas and indigenous epistemologies, and relates these to existing studies. As such, it will be of interest not only to anthropologists, but also to political scientists, environmentalists and policy makers in Zimbabwe, southern Africa and beyond.


Stink Bugs

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When this insect releases the smell it gets its name from, predators run away as fast as possible! There are thousands of different stink bugs that live al ...

  • L'auteur : Colleen Sexton
  • Editeur: Bellwether Media
  • ISBN: 161211184X
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 24
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: When this insect releases the smell it gets its name from, predators run away as fast as possible! There are thousands of different stink bugs that live all over the world. Get a first look at the different kinds of stink bugs, what they eat, and when they resort to releasing their stink.


Insect Symbiosis

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The associations between insects and microorganisms, while pervasive and of paramount ecological importance, have been relatively poorly understood. The th ...

  • L'auteur : Kostas Bourtzis,Thomas A. Miller
  • Editeur: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781420064117
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 384
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The associations between insects and microorganisms, while pervasive and of paramount ecological importance, have been relatively poorly understood. The third book in this set, Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3, complements the previous volumes in exploring this somewhat uncharted territory. Like its predecessors, Volume 3 illustrates how symbiosis research has important ramifications for evolutionary biology, microbiology, parasitology, physiology, genetics, and animal behavior, and is especially relevant to the control of agricultural and disease-carrying pests worldwide. Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3, includes pioneering chapters on Paratransgenesis in termites, Bacterial symbionts in anopheles spp. and other mosquito vectors, Endosymbionts of lice, and the Structure and function of the bacterial community associated with the Mediterranean fruit fly. These individual studies suggest practical applications in pest control involving novel, pesticide-free, biological control approaches. This new volume adds to the growing body of knowledge on the ubiquitous endosymbiont Wolbachia. This bacterial genus and its potential as a weapon against insect pests and vectors have been covered in the first two volumes of Insect Symbiosis. Volume 3 contains chapters on Wolbachia and anopheles mosquitoes, Feminizing Wolbachia and the evolution of sex determination in isopods, and Wolbachia–induced sex reversal in Lepidoptera. The book examines symbiotic relationships in the context of how host organisms recognize their own cells as self and other cells or potentially parasitic or pathogenic organisms as nonself, allowing researchers to make predictions of compatible and incompatible interactions. Following in the tradition of the first two volumes, this book serves as a great reference on host-parasitic relationships for professionals from a broad range of disciplines.


Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico

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Many scientists have reported an extensive amount of information on the biology, life history, and damage potential of stink bugs. However, this informatio ...

  • L'auteur : J. E. McPherson,Robert McPherson
  • Editeur: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1420042424
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Many scientists have reported an extensive amount of information on the biology, life history, and damage potential of stink bugs. However, this information is scattered among numerous journals, periodicals, and other publications. Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico brings together the applied and nonapplied literature in one complete and concise format. The book gives you: Section by section discussions of various economic stink bug species and damage to individual crops Separate tables of host plants organized by common name, scientific name, and family name General biology for each economic stink bug species Strategies for the control of destructive species Keys for identification of stink bug species Numerous unique line drawings Over 700 references on stink bug publications Written by two top-notch researchers whose experience is complementary, the book examines these constant pests. The first comprehensive resource on this fascinating and destructive group of insects, Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico provides you with a reference that you can use in the laboratory or in the field for easy identification of pentatomids.


Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea)

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Key features: Presents a brief history of past classifications, a summary of present classification, and speculation on how the classification may evolve i ...

  • L'auteur : J.E. McPherson
  • Editeur: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1498715109
  • Genre: Nature
  • Nombre de pages: 820
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Key features: Presents a brief history of past classifications, a summary of present classification, and speculation on how the classification may evolve in the future Includes keys for the identification of families and subfamilies of the Pentatomoidea and for the tribes in the Pentatomidae Explains transmission of plant pathogens and concepts of pathology and heteropteran feeding for the non-specialist Provides an extensive literature review of transmission by stink bugs of viral, bacterial, fungal, and protozoan organisms that cause diseases of plants Discusses the diversity of microbial symbionts in the Pentatomidae and related species, showing how microorganisms underpin the evolution of this insect group Reviews semiochemicals (pheromones, kairomones, allomones) of the Pentatomoidea and their vital role in the life histories of pest and beneficial species and their exploitation by natural enemies of true bugs Covers past, current, and future control options for insects, with a focus on stink bugs and related heteropterans The Superfamily Pentatomoidea (stink bugs and their relatives) is comprised of 18 families with over 8,000 species, the largest of which is the family Pentatomidae (about 5,000 species). These species primarily are phytophagous, and many cause tremendous economic damage to crops worldwide. Within this superfamily are six invasive species, two that occur worldwide and four that are recent invaders in North America. Once established in new geographic regions, these species have increased their numbers and geographic distributions dramatically, causing economic damage totaling billions of dollars. Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management is the first book that presents comprehensive coverage of the biology of invasive pentatomoids and related true bug species and addresses issues of rapidly growing economic and environmental concerns. Containing the contributions of more than 60 stink bug specialists from 15 countries, this book provides a better understanding of the biology and economic importance of these invasive species, why they became invasive, and how their continued geographical expansion is likely to affect numerous agricultural systems and natural environments. Including over 3,500 references, this authoritative work serves as an access point to the primary literature on their life histories, higher systematics, diapause and seasonal cycles, pathogens, symbionts, semiochemistry, and pest management control strategies for pentatomoid bugs.


Squirt Saves the Day

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A delightfully illustrated children’s story of friendship, heroism, and self-discovery about Squirt, the lovable stinkbug. A young stinkbug named Squirt ...

  • L'auteur : Maryel Henderson
  • Editeur: Morgan James Publishing
  • ISBN: 1683500458
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 42
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A delightfully illustrated children’s story of friendship, heroism, and self-discovery about Squirt, the lovable stinkbug. A young stinkbug named Squirt isn’t sure what to expect when he arrives at his new school—and he’s unpleasantly surprised to be confronted by bullies. But Squirt perseveres. In overcoming rejection, he learns that the best way to deal with problems is head on. And by choosing courage and doing what must be done, Squirt gains the respect and admiration of the whole school. Squirt Saves the Day is full of colorful illustrations that will win children's hearts and teach them that, if a little stinkbug can conquer his fears, so can they.


Here Comes Stinkbug!

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HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Early Childhood, 2019 Stinkbug can really stink. But when it starts bugging his friends, Stinkbug wonders if it's time ...

  • L'auteur : Tohby Riddle
  • Editeur: Allen & Unwin
  • ISBN: 1760637459
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 24
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Early Childhood, 2019 Stinkbug can really stink. But when it starts bugging his friends, Stinkbug wonders if it's time to stop doing what stink bugs do best... A funny bug story, from the much loved, multi-award-winning Tohby Riddle.


Mr. Stinkbug Takes a Trip

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An adventuresome stinkbug gets an invitation to get warm, but pushes his hosts generosity too far. What will the dog and cat do to put the stinkbug on the ...

  • L'auteur : Denise Y. Kissel
  • Editeur: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 1481778331
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Nombre de pages: 26
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: An adventuresome stinkbug gets an invitation to get warm, but pushes his hosts generosity too far. What will the dog and cat do to put the stinkbug on the run?


And God Sent Stinkbug

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A terrible drought has fallen upon the ant village of Forageville. The ants are starving, and the bullies have overthrown the colony. Weak with hunger, a s ...

  • L'auteur : Kimberlee Fifelski
  • Editeur: Archway Publishing
  • ISBN: 1480813524
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 148
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1997
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Détails: A terrible drought has fallen upon the ant village of Forageville. The ants are starving, and the bullies have overthrown the colony. Weak with hunger, a small ant named Anthony prays for God to help his colony. When he finds a treasure map to a giant castle filled with delicious treats, Anthony is sure the map is the answer to his prayers. But before Anthony can fulfill his wish to save the colony, bullies throw him into the dungeon. That night sad and fearful- Anthony receives the gift of faith. Armed only with his map and his newfound faith in God, the brave little ant escapes into the darkness. Once on his quest, he meets a stinkbug with a stomach ache who is willing to help. The forest ahead is haunted and someone is following them. When spiders ready for battle block the path through the Silver Jungle, Anthonys courage and faith begin to fail. Anthony is the last hope for his colonys survival, time is running out and he needs to find that castle before its too late.


Agricultural Crops—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition

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Agricultural Crops—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehens ...

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  • Editeur: ScholarlyEditions
  • ISBN: 1464999805
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 184
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Agricultural Crops—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Agricultural Crops. The editors have built Agricultural Crops—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Agricultural Crops in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Agricultural Crops—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.


Global Plant Genetic Resources for Insect-Resistant Crops

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An excellent reference book for plant breeders and entomologists, Global Plant Genetic Resources for Insect-Resistant Crops combines germplasm preservation ...

  • L'auteur : Stephen L. Clement
  • Editeur: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 142004933X
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: An excellent reference book for plant breeders and entomologists, Global Plant Genetic Resources for Insect-Resistant Crops combines germplasm preservation with use in insect-resistant crop development and basic research. The contributions of the authors represent the efforts, cooperation, and understanding of world leaders in the conservation and use of global plant genetic resources for sustainable agricultural production. Concepts addressed include dependency of modern agriculture on chemical pest control and applications of biotechnology in use of natural plant genes for insect-resistant crops. Marketing Class Code: 1E, 1G, 9C


The City Homesteader

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The City Homesteader is the handbook for the world of self-sufficient living. It's about living tangibly in a virtual world. It's about being resourceful, ...

  • L'auteur : Scott Meyer
  • Editeur: Running Press Adult
  • ISBN: 0762442298
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The City Homesteader is the handbook for the world of self-sufficient living. It's about living tangibly in a virtual world. It's about being resourceful, saving money, reducing consumption, and increasing self-reliance. Join the many who are raising backyard chickens in the city and tilling their side yards: tapping into natural energy, managing homes more efficiently, and getting back to the earth. Explore the homesteading arts: gardening on small and large scales, raising dwarf fruit trees, sprouting grains, smoking meats and fish, grinding grains for flour, making cheese, making wine, cellaring, heating without fossil fuel, harvesting rainwater, composting, and much moreThe City Homesteader provides all the basics, including how to find supplies and step-by-step instructions that make it easy to follow along. Original illustrations throughout help you create your very own homestead on any piece of earth.


Cannery Row

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Steinbeck’s tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, dependant on one another for both physical and emotional survival A Penguin ...

  • L'auteur : John Steinbeck
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440630364
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 208
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Steinbeck’s tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, dependant on one another for both physical and emotional survival A Penguin Classic Published in 1945, Cannery Row focuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Drawing on his memories of the real inhabitants of Monterey, California, including longtime friend Ed Ricketts, Steinbeck interweaves the stories of Doc, Dora, Mack and his boys, Lee Chong, and the other characters in this world where only the fittest survive, to create a novel that is at once one of his most humorous and poignant works. In her introduction, Susan Shillinglaw shows how the novel expresses, both in style and theme, much that is essentially Steinbeck: “Scientific detachment, empathy toward the lonely and depressed . . . and, at the darkest level . . . the terror of isolation and nothingness.” For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2012 Edition

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  • Editeur: ScholarlyEditions
  • ISBN: 1481645471
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 822
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Environmental Research. The editors have built Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Environmental Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.


Lawn and Residential Landscape Pest Control

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  • L'auteur : Susan Cohen,Mary Louise Flint,Nila Hines
  • Editeur: UCANR Publications
  • ISBN: 160107560X
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 219
  • Langue: French/English
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Mutualism

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Mutualisms, interactions between two species that benefit both of them, have long captured the public imagination. Their influence transcends levels of bio ...

  • L'auteur : Judith L. Bronstein
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191663190
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Mutualisms, interactions between two species that benefit both of them, have long captured the public imagination. Their influence transcends levels of biological organization from cells to populations, communities, and ecosystems. Mutualistic symbioses were crucial to the origin of eukaryotic cells, and perhaps to the invasion of land. Mutualisms occur in every terrestrial and aquatic habitat; indeed, ecologists now believe that almost every species on Earth is involved directly or indirectly in one or more of these interactions. Mutualisms are essential to the reproduction and survival of virtually all organisms, as well as to nutrient cycles in ecosystems. Furthermore, the key ecosystem services that mutualists provide mean that they are increasingly being considered as conservation priorities, ironically at the same time as the acute risks to their ecological and evolutionary persistence are increasingly being identified. This volume, the first general work on mutualism to appear in almost thirty years, provides a detailed and conceptually-oriented overview of the subject. Focusing on a range of ecological and evolutionary aspects over different scales (from individual to ecosystem), the chapters in this book provide expert coverage of our current understanding of mutualism whilst highlighting the most important questions that remain to be answered. In bringing together a diverse team of expert contributors, this novel text captures the excitement of a dynamic field that will help to define its future research agenda.


Scholastic Reader Level 2: Stinky Bugs

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America is fascinated by the invasion of the Stink Bug! From the East Coast to the West, stink bugs have arrived and it looks like they're here to stay. Th ...

  • L'auteur : Joan Emerson
  • Editeur: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN: 0545633095
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 32
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: America is fascinated by the invasion of the Stink Bug! From the East Coast to the West, stink bugs have arrived and it looks like they're here to stay. This level 2 reader will include all the answers about stink bugs that kids seek. Where are they from? How did they get here? Why do they smell? How do we get rid of them! It will also feature other gross bugs, some that kids know and some they may just be discovering for the first time. The cover will feature a large photo of a stink bug, which will draw kids in with the gross factor.


Memoirs of an Unsung Legend, Nemeso

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Nemeso - a four eyed man-lived in southeastern Zimbabwe in the mid-17th century. Stories about him are widely known by the Duma in southeastern Zimbabwe as ...

  • L'auteur : Munyaradzi Mawere,Cosmas M. Mukombe,Christopher M. Mabeza
  • Editeur: African Books Collective
  • ISBN: 9956790826
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 72
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Nemeso - a four eyed man-lived in southeastern Zimbabwe in the mid-17th century. Stories about him are widely known by the Duma in southeastern Zimbabwe as he left a legacy, a delicious dish - of edible stinkbugs locally named harurwa. These insects, believed to be a gift to Nemeso by the ancestors, thrive in a grove (jiri) where no one has been allowed to meddle since the time of Nemeso, the medium through whom the stinkbugs were gifted to the living by the living-dead. The insects are a source of livelihood for the Duma people and for people beyond, and serve as a drive for forest conservation in the area. The wealthy stories of Nemeso's life have been passed on through oral tradition. This book, generated from an ethnographic reconstitution in southeastern Zimbabwe, documents the stories in a lively and fascinating thirst quenching manner.


The Ugly Bug Ball

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Stanley the Stinkbug is upset: he isn’t invited to the Ugly Bug Ball because of his stench! Garden meanie Prissy Pray refuses to let Stanley attend the p ...

  • L'auteur : Dr. Anissa Freeman
  • Editeur: BQB Publishing
  • ISBN: 1937084116
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 30
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Stanley the Stinkbug is upset: he isn’t invited to the Ugly Bug Ball because of his stench! Garden meanie Prissy Pray refuses to let Stanley attend the party, and that makes Stanley feel really bad about himself. Will his friends help him see how important every part of him is? Will he let Prissy Pray bully him into not going to the ball? Or will he gather his courage and overcome his fears?