JEAN-HENRI FABRE: THE HOMER OF THE INSECT WORLD

FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

Jean-Henri Fabre’s Book of Insects is a 1921 classic, with beautiful, tissue-paper-protected color plates by E.J. Detmold. If you can get your hands on a copy (I checked mine out from the L.A. Public Library), you’ll discover a whole wondrous world. The glow-worm, the grub, the locust, the mason-wasp–all your favorite insect pals are here. […]