Learn about the bugs in your basement and backyard. Author John Acorn has selected what he believes are 125 of the most common or fascinating bugs you'll find in Alberta. Outstanding colour illustrations by naturalist and artist Ian Sheldon bring the beauty and mystery of these creatures into focus.
John Acorn is a writer, broadcaster, and biologist. In 2008, he received NSERC's Michael Smith Award for Science Promotion. He lives in Edmonton with his wife Dena and sons Jesse and Ben. Ian Sheldon is an accomplished artist, nature illustrator and ecologist, with a degree in ecology from Cambridge University. His studies have taken him around the world-throughout North and South America, Europe, Southeast Asia and South Africa.