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Book Keeping Stick Insects by Dorothy Floyd Front cover of "Keeping Stick Insects" book Inside "Keeping Stick Insects" book
Written in a clear, easy to read style, this book is a popular choice because it is a really helpful guide on how to look after stick insects properly.

You can also learn about how stick insects live; for example how they breathe, grow and reproduce. The information is presented in a clear way and so is easy to understand. The author, Dorothy Floyd, studied at Cambridge University and uses her scientific knowledge gained from that time, together with her extensive personal experience, to produce a book that is packed with valuable tips, fascinating observations, and accurate biological information.

This book has colour photographs, including close-ups of eggs of popular stick insect species, and detailed illustrations. Seven species of stick insects are discussed in detail and there is a school topic ideas section at the end.

Keeping Stick Insects has 64 pages and contents and index pages. It has a spine and laminated cover and is printed in the UK. The ISBN is 0 9512466 0 7. This book is still in print and has already been reprinted several times.

The author, Dorothy Floyd, is happy to sign her book for you, this is a free service. Just request this when you order and include any message that you'd like her to write.

Price: £12.50 + £1.95 first class post to anywhere in the UK.

Australian stick insect collector card

Australian Collector Card #1 on stick insect cage
Collector Cards (stick insects)
Each Collector Card features a photo and useful facts about a particular species of stick insect.

The Collector Cards are laminated to make them durable and so are ideal for display.

You can match the Collector Card to the actual stick insects in your cage and stick it on the front.

There are 19 Collector Cards altogether.

Each Collector Card is 90p.

Stick insect Collector Cards
#1 Australian Macleays Spectre, #2 Thailand Marbled, #3 Guadeloupe, #4 Peruvian , # 5 Sabah, #6 Borneo, #7 Indian, #8 Thailand, #9 New Guinea, #10 Pink Winged, #11 Vietnamese, #12 Thailand Winged, # 13 Thailand Straight, # 17 Vietnamese Bark, # 18 Thailand Miniature, # 19 Malaysian.

Other Collector Cards
#14 African fruit beetle, #15 Giant Congo millipede, # 16 Giant African Land Snail.

If ordering with other items, total delivery is capped at £9.95. If you just want the Collector Cards, delivery for 1-18 Collector Cards is £3.95.

Aluminium microscope slide box slightly open
Aluminium Boxes for Microscope Slides
Aluminium microscope slide box open Aluminium microscope slide box fully open

Small-Life Supplies produce these stylish slide boxes which hold up to twenty-four microscope slides. There is a hinged lid which opens out fully so you can easily see the slides and pick out the one you need to examine under the microscope. Made in the UK from aluminium and designed for the standard microscope glass slide size 25mm x 76mm.

The overall dimensions of the Aluminium Box for Microscope Slides is 210mm x 90mm x 35mm and the approx weight (without slides) is 200g, and when full of slides is 335g. Please note no slides are included.

Price : £22 each + £5.95 courier delivery mainland UK (for 1-9 boxes only)
£22 each + £9.95 courier delivery mainland UK (for 10-24 boxes)

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