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Silent sparks

Sara Margery Lewis

Silent sparks

the wondrous world of fireflies

by Sara Margery Lewis

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photuris,
  • Fireflies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index.

    Other titlesWondrous world of fireflies
    StatementSara Lewis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL596.L28 L49 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 223 pages
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27210247M
    ISBN 100691162689
    ISBN 109780691162683
    LC Control Number2015037057
    OCLC/WorldCa934627674

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    Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies. likes. A stunning celebration of firefly wonder & science by noted biologist Sara ers: Out of the Silent Planet Summary Next. Chapter 1. The novel starts with Dr. Elwin Ransom walking through the English countryside during a year off from his work as a professor of language at Cambridge University. Ransom looks for a place to stay for the night, eventually coming to a large estate. The gate is locked, but Ransom hears a commotion.

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"The hardcover version of [Silent Sparks] is part coffee-table book, part research review, and part species identification guide, but its strength is in the stories that Lewis tells of research, much of it her own, deciphering various details of firefly biology and appears to have written her book for a lay audience and curious naturalists, but even trained entomologists have a Cited by: 7.

"Silent Sparks is a beautifully written Silent sparks book to fireflies and their behavior by someone who has made major research discoveries about these fascinating creatures. A combination of personal stories and information on how to study and identify fireflies, this is a book everyone can enjoy."—John Alcock, Regents' Professor Emeritus of Biology.

Silent Sparks is a beautiful book, filled with glorious full-colour photography, biology info, and every fact you could ever want on fireflies in general. flag 11 likes Like see review Cindy rated it it was amazing/5. Silent Sparks is a treasure trove of information that will leave the reader even more astounded by these wondrous insects.

Gracefully presented by Sara Lewis, who has studied fireflies for over 30 years as a professor in the Department of Biology at Tufts University, Silent Sparks is well worth reading from cover to coverBrand: Princeton University Press.

This entry was posted in Blog and tagged dark fireflies, Ellychnia, inaturalist, winter firefly on June 1, by Sara Lewis. What’s behind a fabulous firefly season. Sometimes our summer nights are ablaze with silent sparks, while other years we might barely see a flash in the exact same spot. Silent Sparks And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.

Those who don't believe in. Silent Sparks trailer from Princeton University Press:   Sara Lewis is a professor in the Department of Biology at Tufts University. This piece was adapted with permission from her book Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies, published by Princeton University Press in Silent Sparks | For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight.

Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery: How do fireflies make their light. What are. In Silent Sparks, noted biologist and firefly expert Sara Lewis dives into the fascinating world of fireflies and reveals the most up-to-date discoveries about these beloved insects. From the meadows of New England and the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains, to the rivers of Japan and mangrove forests of Malaysia, this beautifully illustrated.

Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies, Boston, Massachusetts. likes. Join firefly biologist Sara Lewis in celebrating the magic, the wonder, and the science of fireflies!Followers:   In Silent Sparks, noted biologist and firefly expert Sara Lewis dives into the fascinating world of fireflies and reveals the most up-to-date discoveries about these beloved insects.

From the meadows of New England and the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains, to the rivers of Japan and mangrove forests of Malaysia, this beautifully illustrated Brand: Princeton University Press. Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies - Ebook written by Sara Lewis. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Silent sparks: the wondrous world of fireflies. [Sara Margery Lewis] -- "For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight. Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery: How do fireflies make their light.

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His work is predominantly romance novels, often with tragic elements and Christian themes. Eight of his novels, including The Notebook and A Walk to Remember.

InSilent Sparks, noted biologist and firefly expert Sara Lewis dives into the fascinating world of fireflies and reveals the most up-to-date discoveries about these beloved insects.

From the meadows of New England and the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains, to the rivers of Japan and mangrove forests of Malaysia, this beautifully illustrated.

Every Breath is the first Nicholas Sparks book I have read. I wanted to love it but, unfortunately, I was underwhelmed. I wanted to love it but, unfortunately, I was underwhelmed. The author wants us to believe that Tru and Hope fall passionately in love after spending two days together.4/5.SiLent SParkS • 3 than in Japan.

As described later in this book, the Japanese people have enjoyed a profound love affair with fireflies for more than a thousand years. The still- pop ular pastime of firefly viewing is deeply rooted in the ancient Shinto belief that sacred spirits, or kami, are manifest throughout the natural world.

Fireflies File Size: 3MB. To the rescue comes Sara Lewis's book Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies, which provides great information on this fascinating group of insects.

As a faculty member in the Department of Biology at Tufts University, Dr. Lewis has studied ecology and evolution of Author: John F Tooker.