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The Earwig's Tail: A Modern Bestiary of Multi-legged Legends
by May R. Berenbaum
Harvard University Press, 2009
eISBN: 978-0-674-05356-4 | Cloth: 978-0-674-03540-9
Library of Congress Classification QL467.B46 2009
Dewey Decimal Classification 595.7

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Throughout the Middle Ages, enormously popular bestiaries presented people with descriptions of rare and unusual animals, typically paired with a moral or religious lesson. In The Earwig's Tail, entomologist May Berenbaum and illustrator Jay Hosler draw on the powerful cultural symbols of these antiquated books to create a beautiful and witty bestiary of the insect world.

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