Bug Off! Book Review


Bug Off! Creepy, Crawly Poems

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In Bug Off! readers meet thirteen bugs in playful, humorous poems and startling, intimate photographs.

This book of poems is perfect way to learn more about the bugs around us. Kids will love the pictures and fun poems inside. Beautifully photographed and written book.

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.

About the Author: Jane Yolen, Called “America’s Hans Christian Andersen,” Jane has earned numerous awards for her writing, including the Regina Medal, the Society of Children’s Book Writers Award, and the Christopher Medal, just to name a few. Her books have been translated into more than twelve languages.Best known for the critically acclaimed Owl Moon, winner of the 1988 Caldecott Medal, Jane has written more than two hundred books for children, young adults, and adults.

Bug Off!  is perfect for ages 5 and up, with 32 pages, costs $16.95 and it’s available from April 2012.

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