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 1917, 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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Que savons-nous de la cigale, petit héraut des portes du Sud, dont nous guettions, enfants, les premières stridulations du cha…

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 …

Souvenirs entomologiques : Le Scorpion languedocien


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C’est le plus grand des scorpions européens. Sa taille atteint les 8 centimètres, depuis les pinces jusqu’à l’extr&eacu…

Souvenirs entomologiques : Le Scarabée sacré


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Dans un style alerte, mais toujours de bonne tenue, l’entomologiste Jean-Henri Fabre, qu’on a surnommé « L’Homère des in…

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 …

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…

Une ascension au Mont Ventoux


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Le célèbre entomologiste nous convie à l’accompagner sur les pentes du Ventoux, et à nous joindre à son p…