Bug Off! Creepy, Crawly Poems By Jane Yolen; Photographs by Jason Stemple

Bug Off! Creepy, Crawly Poems

Creepy, Crawly Poems

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ISBN: 9781590788622


Published by (2012-04-01)

In Bug Off! readers meet thirteen bugs in playful, humorous poems and startling, intimate photographs. Nonfiction prose paragraphs broaden the perspective: Children will learn how bees make honey, that many butterflies can taste food with their feet, that lovebugs can fly higher than the Empire State Building, and much more. The subjects will be familiar to kids—a fly, praying mantis, honeybee, butterfly, daddy longlegs, lovebug, dragonfly, tick, ladybug, spider, grasshopper, ants, and a swarm of bugs—but the poems, photographs, and nonfiction passages present them in eye-opening new ways. Includes an author's note that encourages readers to write their own bug poems.

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 17.95 USD / 23.95 CAD
Published: 2012-04-01
ISBN: 9781590788622
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 9-1/2 x 8-1/2

"Stemple's photographs are the true stars of this book. His macro views show such details as the rainbow colorations on a fly's wings, the serrations on a grasshopper's rear legs and the many units that make up the lovebug's compound eyes." -—Kirkus Reviews