George McGavin, a renowned entomologist, is an honorary research associate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Department of Zoology of Oxford University. He has several insect species named in his honor. He lives in England.
Jim Kay worked in the archives of the Tate Gallery and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, two experiences that heavily influence his work. He is the illustrator of A Monster Calls, in which he used everything from beetles to breadboards to create interesting marks and textures. He lives in England.
This bug lover's delight teems with arthropod images and facts. ...
[H]atchling naturalists will swarm over this like ants at a
[A] fascinating book about arthropods that poises pop-up
engineering and text in admirable balance. Each spread has at least
one magnificent pop-up... With Kay's surprisingly pretty
watercolors and trompe l'oeil touches, a handwritten-looking
typeface and masses of detail... Beautiful.
--The New York Times Online