The Story-book of Science by Jean-Henri Fabre

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Author Fabre, Jean-Henri, 1823-1915
Translator Bicknell, Florence Constable
LoC No. 17025300
Title The Story-book of Science
Contents The six -- The fairy tale and the true story -- The building of the city -- The cows -- The sheepfold -- The wily dervish -- The numerous family -- The old pear-tree -- The age of trees -- The length of animal life -- The kettle -- The metals -- Metal plating -- Gold and iron -- The fleece -- Flax and hemp -- Cotton -- Paper -- The book -- Printing -- Butterflies -- The big eaters -- Silk -- The metamorphosis -- Spiders -- The epeira's bridge -- The spider's web -- The chase -- Venomous insects -- Venom -- The viper and the scorpion -- The nettle -- Processionary caterpillars -- The storm -- Electricity -- The experiment with the cat -- The experiment with paper -- Franklin and de Romas -- Thunder and the lightning-rod -- Effects of the thunderbolt -- Clouds -- The velocity of sound -- The experiment with the bottle of cold water -- Rain -- Volcanoes -- Catania -- The story of Pliny -- The boiling pot -- The locomotive -- Emile's observation -- A journey to the end of the world -- The earth -- The atmosphere -- The sun -- Day and night -- The year and its seasons -- Belladonna berries -- Poisonous plants -- The blossom -- Fruit -- Pollen -- The bumble-bee -- Mushrooms -- In the woods -- The orange-agaric -- Earthquakes -- Shall we kill them both? -- The thermometer -- The subterranean furnace -- Shells -- The spiral snail -- Mother-of-pearl and pearls -- The sea -- Waves; salt; seaweeds -- Running water -- The swarm -- Wax -- The cells -- Honey -- The queen bee.
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Language English
LoC Class Q: Science
Subject Science -- Juvenile literature
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