Plagues, Pox, and Pestilence

Plagues, Pox, and Pestilence

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Plagues, Pox, and Pestilence by Richard Platt, illustrated by John Kelly is a comprehensive history of disease and pestilence, told from the point of view of the bugs and pests that cause them. The book features case histories of specific epidemics, 'eyewitness' accounts from the rats, flies, ticks and creepy-crawlies who spread diseases, plus plenty of fascinating facts and figures on the biggest and worst afflictions. Illustrated throughout with brilliantly entertaining artworks and endearing characters, you'll be entertained by a cabinet war room showing the war on germs, a rogues' gallery highlighting the worst offenders, the very deadliest diseases examined under the microscope and much more.

Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780753466872
Branch Call Number: 614.43 PLA
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kelly, John

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AL_KATI Oct 04, 2016

Cool facts. Awesome drawings. And just enough info to make your skin crawl.

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