Books by Bianca Lavies

KILLER BEES by Bianca Lavies
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Informative, with close-up photos to interest kids. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 8-11)"
MANGROVE WILDERNESS by Bianca Lavies
NATURE
Released: March 1, 1994

"A fascinating and beautiful book. (Nonfiction. 9+)"
As she did in Compost Critters (1993, our favorite among her fine photographic nature books), Lavies begins with particular species, describes how they fit into their ecosystem, and implicitly suggests that such intricate relationships are fundamental to all life. Read full book review >
A GATHERING OF GARTER SNAKES by Bianca Lavies
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Lucid text and the compelling photos make this title a must for snake lovers. (Nonfiction 8-12)"
Imagine ten thousand garter snakes writhing and wriggling as they emerge from winter hibernation in the limestone caverns in Manitoba, Canada. Read full book review >
COMPOST CRITTERS by Bianca Lavies
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1993

"Still, a fine offering that splendidly conveys the fecundity of the homely household heap, implicitly suggesting that nature's wonderful diversity is not only found in the jungle: it can also be encouraged in any backyard. (Nonfiction. 6-12)"
With each handsome book since Lily Pad Pond (1989), this gifted former National Geographic photographer comes up with a stronger, more significant text. Read full book review >

More beautifully photographed wildlife from the former National Geographic photographer (It's an Armadillo!, 1989), who's back with a longer, more scientifically oriented and informative text. Read full book review >