Amazing Mosquitoes: A Captivating Journey

Uncover the Fascinating World of Mosquitoes 

Amazing Mosquitoes is the latest addition to the UF/IFAS Bookstore catalog, authored by Dr. Yoosook Lee and Dr. Irka Blosser, with Dr. Irka Blosser also contributing as the illustrator. The project, also available in Spanish as Mosquitos Asombrosos, brings together the expertise of these two dedicated scientists from the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. This book aims to transform our perception of mosquitoes from annoying pests to fascinating creatures. Join Ivy as she embarks on an exciting field trip with her mom to collect mosquitoes and unveil the mysteries of these remarkable insects. This engaging narrative invites readers of all ages to delve into the world of mosquito biology.



A Deep Dive into Mosquito Science

Amazing Mosquitoes surprises readers with its in-depth exploration of a wide range of mosquito-related topics, including their life cycle, habitats, ecological roles, and the diseases they carry. Moreover, the book offers a comprehensive understanding of these often-misunderstood insects. It is a valuable resource for anyone curious about these creatures, whether you are a young reader eager to explore or an adult looking to expand your knowledge. Remarkably, Amazing Mosquitoes strikes the perfect balance between a storybook and a scientific text, making it accessible to a wide age range.



Illustrations and Family-Friendly Approach

The book’s charming and clear illustrations breathe life into every page. They enhance the reading experience and aid in the comprehension of intricate details of mosquito biology. The visual storytelling enhances engagement and offers an exceptional opportunity for parents and children to learn together. Notably, its accessible language and captivating narrative bridge generations, making it a valuable addition to family reading time. And don’t forget, it’s also available in Spanish at the UF/IFAS Bookstore as Mosquitos Asombrosos. This ensures that this captivating experience can be shared across language barriers.

Stay curious and keep exploring the fascinating intricacies of the natural world!


Reading age; 1 year and up, Print length; 34 pages, Languages available; English & Spanish,                                                                                            Dimensions; 8.5 x 0.09 x 8.5 inches, Publisher;



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Posted: November 1, 2023

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Communications
Tags: Entomology, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Irka Blosser, Mosquitoes, Rolando Negron, UF/IFAS Bookstore, UF/IFAS Communications, Yoosook Lee

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