Filthy flies

by Giannini, Alex,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 595.77 G34
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 595.77 G34
 
 
Summary
Erich Burger was on safari in Africa when a small, brown fly bit him. Soon after, he began experiencing a high fever, severe aches, and horrible fatigue. He went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease caused by bloodsucking tsetse flies! Would he survive his dangerous encounter with a tiny fly? Read Erich's harrowing tale of survival, and learn all about flies and the deadly diseases they carry in this engrossing new narrative nonfiction book for young readers.
Contents
A strange sickness
Dead asleep
Attack of the flies!
Under the skin
A vile visitor
Blinded by a blackfly
The baghdad boil
Elephant's foot disease
Dumps to dinner tables
Other fly-borne diseases.

Additional Information
Series Bugged out! The world's most dangerous bugs.
Subjects Flies as carriers of disease -- Juvenile literature.
Tsetse-flies -- Juvenile literature.
Flies as carriers of disease.
Tsetse-flies.
Publisher New York, New York :2019
Audience Age 6-12.
Language English
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781642801675
1642801674
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