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The Big Book of Bugs

Yuval Zommer

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A gloriously illustrated, fact-filled book for young children about all kinds of creepy crawlies

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Overview

Just how slow does a snail go? Are bugs afraid of the dark? Why do ants march in a line?

Find out the answers to these and many more bug questions. Play search and find in the pictures, too. Will you spot all the bugs?

Meet all kinds of flying, stinging, wriggling bugs from around the world in this first animal book to share with young children. It's packed with facts about how different kinds of bugs eat, hunt and have babies in the wild.

Shortlisted for the School Library Association Information Book Award 2017

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Reviews

'Splendid … children and their parents will be riveted'
Observer

'A gem of children's non-fiction … answers all the questions your little one might ask'
The Guardian Witness

'Continues the welcome trend for beautifully illustrated non fiction … a book to stimulate curiosity and counter squeamishness'
Sunday Times

'This book is full of amazing facts designed to inspire children – and enable them to become skilled bug-spotters themselves'
Absolutely Mama

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Specifications

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 34.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 64 pp

Publication date: 21 March 2016

ISBN: 9780500650677

Contents List

All kinds of bugs • Bug spotters • Bug families • Beetles • Night-time bugs • Moths Butterflies • Baby bugs • Ants • Bees • Termites • Bugs on the move • Flies • Dragonflies Centipedes • Crickets and grasshoppers • Bugs in danger • Stick insects • Mantises Water-loving bugs • Snails • Worms • Spiders • Silk-spinning bugs • House-loving bugs Body-loving body • Bug-eating bugs • Useful bugs • Bug words • Index

About the Author

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children’s picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which was nominated for a Teach Primary New Children’s Fiction Award, The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts.

Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University. She has worked as a science editor and writer at London’s Natural History Museum and for several publishing houses. She is an award-winning author of more than 150 books for children.

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Barbara Taylor