A strange and beautiful world surrounds us,
hidden from sight ...
An unbelievable abundance of life flourishes on every surface of our planet.
In every drop of dew, on every leaf, and even inside each one of us, invisible
yet ingenious life thrives. James Weiss, microbe enthusiast and videographer,
has spent thousands of hours peeking into this world, and has been astounded
by the beauty he finds there.
With his captivating photographs and illustrations, James presents this
beginner's guide to microscopic life, from the most simple, single-celled
organisms to complex micro-animals. Navigate the births, feasts, triumphs,
tragedies and deaths of a cast of tiny characters, including the adorable
water bear, the immortal Hydra and the dancing Desmid. Learn how
these lifeforms work and what lessons they can teach us about our own
existence, and discover how seeing the wonder of nature from a new
perspective can change your life.