The Mosquito Book: An Entertaining, Fact-Filled Look at the Dreaded Pesky Bloodsuckers (Paperback)

The Mosquito Book: An Entertaining, Fact-Filled Look at the Dreaded Pesky Bloodsuckers By Brett Ortler Cover Image
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Description


Keep Mosquitoes Away

Everyone's had a summer evening ruined by mosquitoes. Learn what really works to prevent that irritation. Fun and easy to read, this book by Brett Ortler contains everything you need to understand-- and avoid--mosquitoes.

A review of CDC-recommended repellents and products A rundown of junk products, superstitions and other "repellents" that don't workA simple introduction to the science of mosquitoes A review of mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria and West Nile virus

Amazing mosquito-related facts: Did you know that the U.S. military issued mosquito-related propaganda during World War II? One of the artists they hired was none other than Dr. Seuss.

About the Author


Brett Ortler is an editor at Adventure Publications. While at Adventure, he has edited dozens of books, including many field guides and nature-themed books. In addition to this book, he's authored "The Firefly Book." His own work appears widely, including in "Salon," "Good Men Project," "The Nervous Breakdown," "Living Ready" and in a number of other venues in print and online. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their young children.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781591934882
ISBN-10: 1591934885
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: April 9th, 2014
Pages: 144
Language: English