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The Beetle Book - Steve Jenkins
The Beetle Book
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Beetles squeak and beetles glow.Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water.With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s notto like about beetles?The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle.There are over 350,000... show more
Beetles squeak and beetles glow.Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water.With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s notto like about beetles?The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle.There are over 350,000 different species named so far and scientists suspect there maybe as many as a million.From the goliath beetle that weighs one fourth of a pound to the nine inch longtitan beetle, award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating arrayof these intriguing insects and the many amazing adaptations they have made tosurvive.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780547680842 (0547680848)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
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ereksonj
ereksonj rated it
Some things about this book bothered me at first look, but a full reading brought me back around. 1. In my experience kids prefer 'fact books' with photographs or photorealism. So the paper cutouts are extremely beautiful, but I wonder whether children would be constantly wondering what a 'real' bee...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
Read on the recommendation of [a:Donalyn Miller|1970104|Donalyn Miller|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1249616174p2/1970104.jpg]. Well thought out picture-book treatment of the world of beetles. With the level of detail, this is a picture book better suited to grades 1-3 than the pre-K set - though...
Affairs of M/Men
Affairs of M/Men rated it
5.0
I love this book. I do love bugs except when they're in my house or on me so I have to admit to some bias. But the book is so well done I think I am being fair. First off, the illustrations are gorgeous. This is partially because the bugs themselves are so beautiful, but also because of the cut pape...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
5.0 The Beetle Book
Another fabulous nature book from Steve Jenkins packed with amazing illustrations and great information.
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