SOUTHBURY CT. 04 Augusr 2017-080417SV02-John Himmelman, right, gave a lecture on insects at the Library in Southbury Friday. The Southbury Garden Club presented "Insects and Their Amazing Stories" with noted children's author John Himmelman, who is the author/illustrator of more than 80 books for children and adults on various nature topics; as a naturalist involved in many organizations, he gives lectures and leads trips in search of exciting flora and fauna. His program showed the remarkable adaptations dragonflies and bumblebees, ladybugs and dung beetles, bees and wasps, and more have developed in order to survive. Two of his most popular titles are "Chickens to the Rescue" and "Katie Loves the Kittens."
Steven Valenti Republican-American