Jean-Henri Fabre

The Story Book of Science


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The famed French naturalist Fabre covers a large variety of subjects in these 70 short but fascinating essays about insects, animals and nat…

The Secret of Everyday Things


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The clearness, simpicity, and charm of the great French naturalist's style are nowhere better illustrated than in this work, which in its va…

The Mason-Bees


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This is more than a book about bees and their lives; the author talks about his cats, red ants, and insect psychology in general. Jean Hen…

The Life of the Spider


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Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre was a French entomologist and author. He was born in St. Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an auto…

Princess Mary's Gift Book


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In 1914, Princess Mary, then 17 years of age, gave her name to this collection of short stories and essays from the most prominent authors o…

Souvenirs entomologiques (Extraits)


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Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre, né le 21 décembre 1823 à Saint-Léons du Lévézou (Aveyron), mort le 11 oc…

Souvenirs entomologiques : La Cigale


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Souvenirs entomologiques : Le Scorpion languedocien


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The Life of the Fly, With Which are Interspersed Some Chapters of Autobiography


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The title tells all, along with other observations on insect life from the famed accidental entomologist of 19th Century France.. - Summary …

Insect Adventures


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This book is composed of selections from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos’ Translation of Fabre’s “Souvenirs Entomologiques,” retold for childre…

Souvenirs entomologiques : Le Scarabée sacré


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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 056


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the impact of World War I on human …

Une ascension au Mont Ventoux


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