This title introduces readers to mantis. Different types of mantis are examined such as Peruvian shield, Malaysian, dead leaf, brunner's stick, American grass, bark, stone, devil's flower, orchid, and spiny and jeweled flower. Readers will learn about each mantis's body including all the parts of its head, thorax, and abdomen. Where each mantis can be found is also covered. Xreme facts provide additional information on these interesting insects. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company, a division of ABDO.