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Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson is a professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences near Oslo and a scientific advisor to the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. She holds a doctorate in conservation biology and teaches nature management and forest ecology. The author of Extraordinary Insects, Anne is also an ultra-marathon runner.


"Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson writes about insects with such enthusiasm and affection, you'll wish you were an entomologist! But it's never too late to develop a love for bugs, and Buzz, Sting, Bite is the perfect guide--filled with surprising, fascinating, and often extremely funny stories."--Thor Hanson, author of Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees
"If you want to spend a few hours glorying in the unconsidered world of insects, and marveling at a new fact every page or two . . . then Buzz, Sting, Bite is a joy."
--The Times (London)
"The author possesses an infectious enthusiasm for the bugs she profiles and manages to imbue every maxilla and mating habit with wonder. . . . Buzz, Sting, Bite will foster affection for its winged, creeping, and crawling subjects, even among its most bug-shy readers."--Booklist
"Charming. . . . Sverdrup-Thygeson strives to make you like insects, too, highlighting them in all their buzzing, stinging, biting glory."--Sam Kean "The New York Times Book Review "

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