Maria Sibylla Merian: Insects of Surinam

Katharina Schmidt-Loske

Art, science, and butterfly metamorphosis – the astounding insect drawings of Maria Sibylla Merian, a self-taught 17th-century woman who laid the foundations for modern entomology

 and for children, try Summer Birdsby Margarita Engle which tells this remarkable story with marvelous illustrations by Julie Paschkis.

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